[Samba] Win 98 loosing it.

Simon Hobson shobson-lists at colony.com
Wed Mar 17 15:36:08 GMT 2004

Bob Crandell wrote:

>One of my friends came to me with a problem I've heard of before but haven't
>found an answer yet.
>Her situation is a Windows network with a mixture of Win XP and Win 98
>computers.  There are 4 98 machines of which 2 are giving her, and now me,
>fits.  Seems these 2 loose their drive mappings after about 5 - 10 minutes of
>idle time.  They work fine as long as the user is actively doing something.

I recall something vaguely similar some time ago, it was due to the 
computer going into sleep mode (or something similar) which caused 
all network connections to drop. Could be worth checking.


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