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Re: Encoding problems with latin accented characters in vfat partition




Jim Ohlstein <jim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Fri, 2017-06-09 at 01:50 +0100, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
>> Hi.
>> 
>> I finally got to mount and share an USB drive plugged into my ADSL router
>> (see thread `Accessing USB storage attached to network router' on this
>> list).  The only problem now is about latin accented characters such as
>> bontà, perché, ragù, ecc...  In my home directory I have many files such
>> named, but when I want to copy them into the above vfat driver there are
>> encoding problems: those characters are messing and `Bad file decriptor'
>> error messages sometimes appear.  I've never had this problem before, in my
>> Linux home directory.  Please suggest whoever can how to face and solve the
>> problem.
>
> Have you defined iocharset=utf8 in your mount command options?

Yes.  In /etc/fstab I've put:

 //192.168.1.2/Shared /mnt/shared cifs rw,user,noauto,iocharset=utf8 0 0

, but the problem is still there.

Thanks,

Rodolfo