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Take Control of Sharing Files in Leopard by Glenn Fleishman

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Chapter 11. Dismount a Server

Now that I've discussed mounting servers, it's time to discuss dismounting them. At some point, you will want to remove the server or servers sitting on your Desktop. Servers can slow your system if the network is slow or becomes unavailable. You may notice this on a Mac when a server window's list of files tries to refresh and produces a spinning rainbow pointer.

If you dismount servers before putting your computer to sleep, you can reduce delays at wake-up time when Mac OS X might try to search for those servers. However, when you shut down your computer, Mac OS X automatically dismounts servers before powering off. You can also dismount a server from Leopard or Tiger by carrying out one of the following actions: ...

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