writing to windoze partition
mike.mccarty at sbcglobal.net
Tue Aug 9 17:17:27 UTC 2005
Brian Gaynor wrote:
> This problem comes from Windows, where "short" names (8.3) are sometimes
> converted to uppercase when moving files between NTFS and FAT. The linux
> driver is emulating this behavior. Fortunately you can use the
> shortname= option in fstab to control this behavior (shortname=winnt
> works well for me).
NTFS did not insert non-characters like 0xC1 and 0xE1 into
the file names. Furthermore, the names that got "converted"
case had mixed case in them, which made no sense. Names like
I am aware of how long file names work and MSDOS 8.3 limitations.
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