[SOLVED] NAS and managing electrical mains

Francesco Antonetti Lamorgese Passeri antlampas at gmail.com
Sat Jan 21 14:43:26 UTC 2012

Il 19/01/2012 14:51, Francesco Antonetti Lamorgese Passeri ha scritto:
> Hi,
> I've Kubuntu 11.10 on my notebook and a Lacie NAS wired to my home 
> LAN. Usually i mount the shares on the NAS as local file systems 
> (/mnt/NAS), to make it usable for certain software not supporting 
> network protocols. I would solve this problem: sometimes happens the 
> elctrical mains goes down suddenly, so my notebook loses the 
> connection to the NAS. In this case, if i turn off the notebook, it 
> takes several minutes to shutdown, beacuse, i suppose, the system 
> don't recognizes the connection loss. How can i instruct the system to 
> recognize the connection loss quickly and unmount the remote partitions?
> Thank you very much
> Francesco
Finally i did it!

Thank you for your answers.

I used AutoFS to locally mount and umount the NAS automatically and set 
a short timeout, so now shutting down the PC is finally faster.
Thanks for answers and directed research. ;)



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