Mounting SD card with specific encoding
piol.luca at gmail.com
Tue Dec 25 07:20:08 UTC 2007
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ed Greshko" <Ed.Greshko at greshko.com>
To: "For users of Fedora" <fedora-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 25, 2007 7:33 AM
Subject: Re: Mounting SD card with specific encoding
> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> How can I mount an SD card (via USB card reader) to have a specific
>> filename encoding? My Fedora box is UTF-8, but the SD card in my Nokia
>> 6288 seems to be CP1255 or ISO-8859-8. What mount command should I
>> use? I read man mount and I see no mention of encodings.
>> Thanks in advance.
> I have no idea if this will work or not...so let us know if it does...
> Have you looked at or tried the iocharset and/or codepage options of the
> mount command?
> I think you'd want to specify iocharset=iso8859-8,codepage=cp1255
MS-DOS or Windows filesystems (vfat, ntfs, smbfs, cifs, iso9660, udf) need iocharset for non-ASCII, codepage is needed for vfat and smbfs.
Iocharset should be the same as character set of your locale.
Codepage should be set to codepage number used under MS-DOS in the country.
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