Win2k drive mapping timeouts
urban at teststation.com
Fri Feb 9 18:35:47 GMT 2001
On Thu, 8 Feb 2001, Nimish Philip wrote:
> I have some drives mapped from a win2k client to Samba 2.0.7 shares.
> Unfortunately, these are unmapped/unavailable after a few hours.
It's a common problem (series of problems, really).
2.2.18 should be the best 2.2 kernel at keeping smbfs mounted. There is
still a problem with it if smbmount takes too long at mounting, another if
the wrong process gets a signal at the wrong time. There is at least one
smbmount bug that can cause it to fail.
If you are not on 2.2.18, try that one first.
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