Shutdown sequence and Network filesystems

George Farris farrisg at
Wed Mar 18 16:19:26 GMT 2009

On Wed, 2009-03-18 at 09:39 +0100, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> hi,
> Am Dienstag, den 17.03.2009, 10:13 +0000 schrieb Scott James Remnant:
> > On Tue, 2009-03-17 at 08:48 +0100, Thierry Carrez wrote:
> > 
> > Network Manager is aimed sufficiently at the desktop case that accessing
> > things like samba shares are more likely to be handled via the GVfs
> > layer (ie. smb:/// in nautilus) than by making mounts.
> well, there are a lot of ltsp users out there using AD servers for
> authentication and pulling off /home/$USER via CIFS from their AD
> server ...
> should we special-case NM to not start up at all if the ltsp-server
> package is present or any kind of AD auth is used (that would be wrong
> imho, sinbce you might just have ltsp for demo or test purposes
> installed on your laptop, but i see no other option)

Yes and I have companies with the desktop installed and mounting /home
via NFS.  This works quite well, and blows roaming profiles in the
Windows world all to hell, for the most part.


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