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Avoid the spinning 'wait' cursor after location switch
Authored by: JimAkin on Dec 12, '06 08:31:39AM

This is a clever trick, but I'm wondering (as a user who doesn't need or use Location settings): Why couldn't you just switch to your Home location before sleeping the machine at work, and to Work before sleeping it at home?

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Jim



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Avoid the spinning 'wait' cursor after location switch
Authored by: itistoday on Dec 12, '06 04:58:00PM

This is exactly what I was thinking, glad it's the first comment. This hint involves one extra, seemingly unnecessary step.



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Avoid the spinning 'wait' cursor after location switch
Authored by: Durandal on Dec 13, '06 07:44:36PM
This is a clever trick, but I'm wondering (as a user who doesn't need or use Location settings): Why couldn't you just switch to your Home location before sleeping the machine at work, and to Work before sleeping it at home?
From what I've observed, it seems that if you just directly switch from one network port to another, things like automount will try and find your network resources on the newly-active network, leading to a time-out if they aren't present. If you simply shut down all of your network ports, automount won't have anywhere to look, so it will just discard the resources. I don't know any of this for sure; it's just what I'm concluding from my experience.

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Damien Sorresso

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