troubleshooting Question

How do I set up My Documents redirection to my main file server so that the PCs don't lock up when the SAN goes offline?

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We have a Windows 2003 file server with Windows XP clients.  Using a GPO we have redirected the My Documents folder to the file server.  The data shares (including the My Documents folders) are stored on a SAN volume on the server which is connect via ISCSI.  It doesn't happen often, but sometimes our SAN locks up.  The file server stays online so offline file caching does not work.  The client computers see the file server as accessible so they still try to access their My Documents folders on the server.  The server can't serve up the shares because the SAN is offline.  When this happens, the PCs lock up and are frozen.  It isn't until we reboot the SAN and the file server that we are able to get everyone working again.  Is there a way to configure redirected My Documents so they won't get locked up when the SAN goes offline?
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