[Samba] Samba & AutoCAd 2005
yan at seiner.com
Thu Jun 5 04:17:43 GMT 2008
Rahul Tidke wrote:
> I have same setup here; all the CAD standards and profiles are
> loaded in to AutoCAD using SAMBA shares, CAD project files are also
> accessed from SAMBA shares. This generates very heavy traffic over
> network and this is I/O bound operation; you should have sufficient
> RAM at both server and client side. Your AutoCAD should be update with
> all service packs and CAD fixes released by Autodesk. The problem you
> are talking about should be related to AutoCAD or possibly some
> network issues and not with SAMBA; as this happens when user executes
> certain command.
> Make sure that AutoCAD is configured properly in case you are using
> some CAD standards/customizations and file paths should not be missing.
Interesting. I had a complaint today about AutoCAD being slow to access
files. Once in a while users see very slow access when accessing files
from the server. Apparently this is particular to AutoCAD.
I am waiting on more information, so that's all I know at this point.
> Thank you.
> Patrik Dufresne wrote:
>> I have some problem with a network that use Samba as the main
>> FileServer. All client are Windows XP and are identical in almost
>> every point of view.
>> User complain of several crash of AutoCad that happen during the day
>> for no special reason. It usually happen when the user execute a
>> The problem it's self it's not really important, I just want to know
>> if any body complain about similar problem with AutoCad+Samba. If
>> it's not the case, I will not care about the server and take a
>> further look to other network component.
>> Thanks for your help
>> Patrik Dufresne
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