Bug#330680: cifs: files with large file names are missing
> I use cifs to mount a couple of samba shares and files with long names are not
> displayed. When I access the same shares, using LAN Browsing in konqueror, the
> files are there. It looks like it has too do with the total length (inclusive
> directories) of the filename. for example:
> /incoming/test2/<a 92 characters long filename> : gives problems
> /incoming/test/<a 92 characters long filename> : doesn't
Try the latest 2.6.15 kernel image. It works nicely under my
environment with such long filenames that includes space characters.
CIFS allows 255 characters per one directory name.