AutoCAD File Locking and Samba Please Help

Greg Cox greg.cox at
Mon Nov 9 13:19:22 GMT 1998

I seem to be having some sort of file locking problems with autocad and

I can open large Word files or Excel files very fast, but when I open large
autocad files,
there is about a 3 to 10 second pause before the files opens.  I have an NT
server right next
to the samba server. It has older/slower hardware and I do not see this on

The only thing I can think of is it must be something about locking.

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