[TAG] Article Ideas
jkarns at etb.net.co
Mon Jun 14 14:55:27 MSD 2004
On Thu, 10 Jun 2004, Thomas Adam so eloquently said:
> On Wed, 9 Jun 2004 19:57:31 -0500 (COT)
> John Karns <jkarns at etb.net.co> wrote:
> > Not sure of it falls under the category Jimmy mentioned, but there was
> > a pkg called "supermount" which I've seen in some versions of Mandrake
> supermount is _evil_... _evil_. It acts like windows would by polling
> the drive continuously to see if the CD has changed or not. I strongly
> suggest you avoid it, and use autofs.
I do seem to remember having read some posts saying similarly negative
things about supermount. I used autofs, with a specified timeout of 15 or
30 seconds. It worked well, and even responded to samba mount requests.
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