Re: Staying in touch with smbfs filesystems
Arafangion <email@example.com> writes:
> On Thursday 15 December 2005 22:51, Björn Lindström wrote:
>> On my home network I mount a couple of shares from a Windows system on
>> my Debian system using smbfs.
>> However, as soon as the Windows system is turned off (which is often,
>> the user turns it off every night) and then on again, smbfs has lost
>> contact with the Windows share. Any attempts to use it just times out.
>> Does anyone have any suggestions on how to make smbfs automatically
>> reestablish its connections with the host when it is restarted?
> This is why I love servers... They are meant to stay up!
Well, while technically a server in this case, the machine is located in
a guy's bedroom.
Anyway, as I said it's a Windows system, so I doubt it would stay up
> Alternatively, I'd make the smbfs user mountable, and mount it as you
> want to use it, much like removeable media.
That's what I do now. It's just not comfortable enough.