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

Ilia Chipitsine ilia at paramon.ru
Wed Feb 2 06:26:14 GMT 2005

red cross means no problem, it just indicates that:

1) drive is mapped from network
2) drive is not active for a while

additional information can be found at:


> 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.
> Is there a way of solving this problem i.e to remove the red cross when the
> resource is accessed that same way as it does on our windows servers.
> Thanks very much in anticipation of a solution.
> Keith Allen
> Thanks Keith Allen
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