[kwlug-disc] Strange fix

Bob Jonkman bjonkman at sobac.com
Fri May 23 20:47:40 EDT 2014

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Now try putting the old card back in, and trying again. Sometimes it's
something in the BIOS settings that gets reset when you remove/insert
cards.  WinXP used to be bad for hanging on that kind of thing,
although I've never run into it with Linux or Win7/8.

- --Bob.

On 14-05-23 08:16 PM, CrankyOldBugger wrote:
> If some of you recall, I had a problem a few weeks back where a
> certain Linux machine just couldn't mount the shares from a
> Synology NAS.  It worked before, then stopped working around the
> time the NAS software had an update.  I struggled with this for
> some time before I put it aside to work on other things.
> Well, on a lark, I pulled the NIC card from the PC today and
> dropped in another one (same model, I believe).  Sure enough, sudo
> mount -a pulls the shares from /etc/fstab without any hitches.
> Strange, as the NIC could talk to the network, but it just didn't
> want to mount the shared folders.
> Well, it's working again.
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