[Samba] "disk full" error message (again, again)

Mark Branigan mark.branigan at marconi-pensions.co.uk
Fri May 24 06:20:02 GMT 2002

Thanks for the idea Don, I thought we were onto something with this one. 
Seemed very plausible.

No effect though.

I found that Mozilla and Excel can write into the directory, before and 
after Word fails. Anybody know much about the M$ API calls for writing 
files and what the difference is between the way Excel creates/writes a 
file and how Word does it?


MCCALL,DON (HP-USA,ex1) wrote:
> I seem to remember excel 97 and word 97 sometimes having problems due to the
> fact that we don't actually reserve space on the disk when they do a zero
> byte write to extend a file - try setting 'strict allocate=yes' in your
> smb.conf file and see if that makes any difference...
> Just an idea,
> Don

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