[Samba] Samba & AutoCAd 2005
yan at seiner.com
Thu Jun 5 13:14:46 GMT 2008
Patrik Dufresne wrote:
> I have very similar configuration expect that AutoCAD profile are
> loaded for local hard drive and not from share on Samba. All other
> project file of AutoCad are access via Samba file server (the user
> mount the share on O: )
> For your information, AutoCAd 2005 SP1 are install on all machine and
> every client have 4Gig of memory with a Core2Duo. We made an unpgrade
> recently of the machine and I got this problem only on those machine.
> Also, My Network work on 100Mbit and Not 1Gbit, do you thing it can
> the cause the problem ? What is your setup ?
> I really sure the problem are related to the network because a user
> made a test Monday. The take the entire project file and copy it
> locally on the hard drive. Usually, after 1 hour of work, AutoCad
> crash. This user work all the day on the project without any crash. He
> take the same file Tuesday and work on it via the samba share and got
> the usual crash.
> I'm running out of time to write other explanation .. I have to got
This is my share setup for Revit. Note the veto oplocks line; this was
necessary to get revit happy.
comment = Project files
path = /home/samba
public = yes
writable = yes
printable = no
create mask = 0771
directory mask = 0771
veto oplock files = /*.rvt/
Have you looked in the samba log files? I'd turn up the debugging and
see what it is doing when a crash occurs. One of my customers is a
legacy firm - they have been around for about 60 years, and they went to
computers early, so we're always finding stuff that is 'just barely
failing', with strange symptoms and intermittent faults. It can be hard
to diagnose those faults.
The samba log files are really detailed and help out in figuring out
what is at fault.
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