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Re: SSH into XP: mapped network drives disappeared!
> Ah, common problem. You've queried the wrong list. See
Okay thanks, I'm in the process of trying to subscribe to it now.
>>> 'net use' before the 'slogin' shows the Y: drive, and obviously I
>>> can cd to /cygdrive/y. 'net use' after 'slogin' shows Y: is there
>>> but "not available", and attempting to cd to /cygdrive/y obviously fails.
>>> I've read, and indeed this 'net use' check seems to confirm, that this
>>> is not a Cygwin problem at all, but an XP problem.
>> My understanding is that network mapped drives will be marked Unavailable
>> IFF you did a "passwordless" login (however you managed to accomplish a
>> "passwordless" login). However I just tried an ssh passwordfull login and
>> mapped drives are listed as Unavailable! Guess my understanding of this is
>> screwed up!
Exactly what I experience too; my PC account has a password (stored somewhere
centrally), SSH requests authentication using this password (i.e. no
.rhosts/.shosts/publickey). But still the drives are not available.
> Not necessarily. Did you try to access the mapped drives? They're still
> accessible, even though they're not "available". I'm not sure why Windows
Err ... how do you mean? What Cygwin commmands are you running that show
they're still accessible? I mean I try cd'ing, or ls'ing and all report
no such directory.
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