[Samba] Disconnected network drive
awilliam at whitemice.org
Wed Nov 29 17:37:18 GMT 2006
On Tue, 2006-11-28 at 18:30 -0500, 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.
This disconnected thing normal, and controlled on the Windows side.
Just ignore it. Use UNCs not [stupid legacy] drive letters.
If I recall correctly there is some registry tweak which relates to
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