[CentOS] Accents in filenames on vfat filesystem

dan1 dan1 at edenpics.com
Sat Sep 3 23:13:08 UTC 2005

>That depends on the 'native' character set you are using.
>On my Fedore Core 2 system where the native Linux character set is set to 
>'iso-8859-2' the following in /etc/fstab works wonders (one line):
>/dev/hda1                                 /c          vfat 
>If your system is set for UTF-8 (like most newer systems) then you'll need 
>to use something else (-o utf8 ?)

Thank you maze. Tru gave me the answer. We should put those mount options 
for it to work with CentoOS 4:
mount -t vfat -o utf8  /dev/hdb1 /samba_backups

I have tried and it seems to work well. I did not try to mount an already 
written FAT32 disk and look for the result but that's my next step..


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