[Samba] samba and photoshop

ip.guy ip.guy at optushome.com.au
Wed Oct 13 07:59:12 GMT 2004

i'm having the same problem with my samba server and photoshop 7.0
strangely enought though, the problem only exists on one of the two 
mounted file systems (both identically formatted and mounted)

brenth at luma-pictures.com wrote:
> Hello all, I have a OSX server that is serving to an XP box via samba.
> When the user on the XP box tries to save a file out of photoshop, It
> errors out giving a "delay write failure" error. He can save local and
> then copy it to the same directory without a problem. If you open a
> different paint app ( or any app for that matter) on the XP box ( ex,
> paint or paint shop pro), it works fine. you can save files to the OSX
> server no problem, but if you open the exact file in photoshop and do a
> save as, it won't save.
> My hunch is that there is something photoshop is doing as it saves that
> samba doesn't like, maybe tring to save a temp cache file or something.
> I have tried the same action ( same file) with a totally different OSX
> server ( fresh install, with only afp and samba turned on) and XP box,
> with the exect same results. Has anyone ever seen this and maybe know a
> work around?
> Thanks
> Brent

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