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Re: Problem with accents on mounted partitions



On 4/1/06, Kostas Sfakiotakis <kostassf cha forthnet gr> wrote:
> > When I mount, from FC5, a partition of FC4 with the command
> >
> > mount /dev/hdc1 /mnt/fc4
> >
> > I get 'm\341tica' as the name of the directory 'mática'.
>
> Well , that's to be expected , how did you expected mount (
> remember mount speaks english ) to do that for you . You did
> got that because your mount command was incomplete .
>
>
> How can I get   the accents correctly?
>
> If it is a FAT Partition then you can get it done correctly if it is an
> NTFS partition then you can't get it .
>
> For example i used
>
> mount  -o iocharset=iso8859-7,codepage=737 /dev/hda1 /mnt/DosDisk
>
>
> The above command gives you access to a partition that contains Greek .
> No for your case just put in the correct value for iocharset and codepage.
>
> Btw  what language was that ? Spannish ??

Thanks, Kostas. In fact, I am mounting a Linux partition and *not* a
MS Windows one.  The  accented word is written in Portuguese.

Paul


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