[Samba] XP clients regularly lost mapped samba share. samba 3.5

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 14:42:54 MDT 2010

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 4:33 PM, live.fx <live.fx.mail at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, Helmut
>>> How do they lose the connection?
> I am working in a (very small) LAN with a Samba 3.4.x server, a Windows-
> 2000 client and a Windows XP-Home client.
> They just can not use "P" drive after some time.
> 1. User simple mount network share as permanent drive named "P". All ok.
> 2. Some time later,in the morning, user come and starting the job and see
> disconnected drive "P".
> 3. I very confused, because i have 2 Win XP Professional clients, who never
> lost mapped disks. Second thing = They never had same problems with 2003 (as
> they say)

Automatic disconnection after a period of inactivity is normal and by
clicking on the drive reconnect without issue. Is that not working?


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