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

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Wed May 23 10:28:14 CEST 2007

Dave Ewart schrieb:
> On Tuesday, 22.05.2007 at 22:07 +0200, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>>> 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 :-(
>> Hi,
>> 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?
> Yes, I don't see an obvious way to handle that.
> I was about to try putting 'sleep 10' (or similar) in the "Execute
> before" script for WPKG, but looking at the code, it seems that WPKG
> attempts to connect to the Samba share *before* running the "Execute
> before" directive.  Is that correct?


For those having such problems - how much longer does it usually take 
before there is a wireless connection, when compared to a traditional 
LAN connection?

Tomasz Chmielewski

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