[Samba] Disconnected network drive
Oliver Schulze L.
oliver at samera.com.py
Sat Dec 16 21:54:58 GMT 2006
Found this nice info:
Net Config Server /autodisconnect:-1
Paul Abrahams wrote:
> I have a couple of Linux directories that are being exported via Samba running
> under SuSE 10.0. On the Windows side, each of them is assigned a (mapped)
> drive letter. In the "My Computer" list they initially show up as
> "Disconnected Network Drive". If I attempt to access a file within one of
> them, the access fails with an indication that the drive does not exist.
> (For example, if the drive letter is H:, doing "H:" from a C> prompt gives
> that message.) However, if in Windows I click on the drive, I get to see
> its contents and the status changes to "Network Drive". At that point the
> drive contents become available to my Windows applications.
> I get this behavior on three different machines, all running Windows XP. In
> the Windows drive mapping, I've checked the "Reconnect at Logon" box, but
> that makes no difference.
> I'm guessing that the problem is on the Linux side since each Windows machine
> can access exported directories from other Windows machines without any
> difficulty. It's only the drives exported from Linux that have the problem.
> I can of course work around the problem by opening up My Computer when I start
> the Windows machine and clicking on the drive in question, but that should
> not be necessary.
> Is this a known problem? Is there a workaround or a fix?
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