[wpkg-users] WPKG cannot reach Samba at boot-up (was Re: Where is WPKG client config stored?)

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Tue May 22 22:07:49 CEST 2007

Dave Ewart schrieb:
> On Monday, 21.05.2007 at 19:03 +0100, Dave Ewart wrote:
>> On Monday, 21.05.2007 at 12:02 -0500, Adam Williams wrote:
>>> Is the erroring PC using a wireless NIC?  I've found that wireless
>>> NICs don't start their software and connect to the wireless
>>> connection until a few seconds after the login screen comes up (or
>>> after the start menu loads if not in a domain), however in both
>>> cases, WPKG service has already ran and errored out since there
>>> wasn't a network connection yet.
>> No, all the PCs I mention use wired NICs.  In fact, the PC hardware is
>> all pretty similar, really; different, but very similar.
> Working on this basis, though, I was wondering if there was any way to
> make WPKG launch later in the boot process.  I even tried hacking the
> registry to make "WPKG Service" dependent on some other services such as
> TCP/IP and NetBIOS, to see if that made a difference, but no luck.
> I am assuming that the problem I'm seeing is essentially a race
> condition at boot-up and WPKG sometimes loses :-(


I could add it to the TODO list (delay startup of WPKG service) - but: 
how should we handle the so called "delayed logon" in that case (user 
not allowed to logon when WPKG client operate, for 10 or 15 minutes or so)?

Somehow I feel, these two exclude each other?

Tomasz Chmielewski

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