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Re: Staying in touch with smbfs filesystems

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!

Alternatively, I'd make the smbfs user mountable, and mount it as you want to 
use it, much like removeable media.

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