[Samba] Disconnected Drives Reconnecting but red cross remains on share problem with clipart

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Feb 1 18:26:44 GMT 2005

On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 02:06:52PM -0000, keith_allen at safeway.co.uk wrote:
> When I last posted the email below the reconnect issue did not seem to be
> causing any problems, we have subsequently had some users reporting that
> they cannot open clipart. This only seems to happen when the red cross is
> displayed, if users perform a:-
> which removes the drive
> then they preform a:-
> The drive is reconnected and clipart then works, does anybody know of a
> solution for this problem.
> Thanks very much
> To: samba at lists.samba.org@SMTP at HOST
> From: Keith Allen/Safeway at Safeway
> Date: 08/17/2004 01:03PM
> Subject: [Samba] Disconnected Drives Reconnecting but red cross remains on
> share
> I am running Samba version 2.2.8a, everything seems to be running great. I
> have however noticed that whenever shares go into the disconnected state i.e
> the red cross in windows, They still allow you to use the drives i.e double
> click open files etc but the red cross remains on the resource and net use
> at the command prompt also shows the drive as disconnected even though you
> can access it.

We have done some work on this issue in the 3.0.10 or above release I think.
I'd suggest trying the 3.0.11rc1 candidate.



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