Cannot read from the source file or disk

John H Terpstra jht at
Tue Apr 12 15:32:22 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 12 April 2005 10:35, Mark Hasslinger wrote:
> RE:
> Hi,
>     When I try to copy a file folder containing files or just a file by
> itself from Linux to Windows I get: Cannot copy file: Cannot read from
> the source file or disk. But if I select the folder above it and then go
> back in its fine. I get the same error if I do a refresh. Does any1 know
> why?
> Thanks,
>      Simon
> Have you found a solution for this issue?  I'm trying to back up my files
> from D: drive to DVD or CD and recieve the Cannot copy...Cannot read source
> erroe message and think the solution may be the same.
> Mark Hasslinger

Suggest you post the output of "testparm -s" so we can what your configuration 

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