The capitalisation is really an MS Explorer issue. Windows, as with DOS
doesn't actually distinguish between case, and will, by default, mangle all
filenames to be in all caps.
AFAIR You can set an option in samba to force all filenames to lowercase,
and to ignore case, this can be useful. I might be wrong, but I don't think
it's even a filesystem issue, as Linux insists on getting the capitalisation
of my VFAT drives right (ie /mnt/dosc/Windows != /mnt/dosc/windows)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Mc Donald [SMTP:johnmcd at cs.may.ie]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2000 11:38
> To: ILUG
> Subject: [ILUG] Samba & Filename Case
>> I have a linux box share out some directories to my Win95 box.
> The problem is that every time I create a new file/directory in
> m$ explorer somewhere along the line something is insisting on
> capitalising the entire filename.
>> I have messed around a bit with the name mangling options in
> samba but haven't managed to fix it. Does anyone know exactly
> where does the problem lie here (i.e. Win95 or samba), and
> more importantly how to fix it?
>> BTW an answer to the first part of the question resembling
> "using Win95", although technically correct, doesn't help me : )
> John Mc Donald,
> Dept. of Computer Science,
> National University of Ireland,
> Co. Kildare,
>> Email : johnmcd at cs.may.ie> Phone : +353 -1 - 7084589
> Fax : +353 -1 - 7083848
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