Try upgrading the Netware Client to 3.1 w. SP2 - SP1 had a file lock bug.
SP2 is available at:
Dennis Parker wrote in message
> <<< Message <01bef62c$0677eff0$ad0164c0@burner> was originally posted to
'autodesk.autocad.r14general' on 3 Sep 1999 16:45:12 GMT.>>>
> I have a problem with a NetWare Server running NetWare 5 (with NW5SP2a)
> AutoCAD 14 Workstations (Win9x) running Client32 3.1/w SP1. We installed
> Dell 4300 and Migrated from a Compaq Prosigna 500 running NetWare 3.11.
> problem I am having is when AutoCAD crashes with a file open that is
> on the Server then that file that was open disappears and any access to
> that Directory becomes impossible ( Any time you do a directory via DOS
> Prompt of try to Use Windows Explorer it will Hardlock the PC by anyone
> tries to access the corrupted directory). DSrepair will not correct the
> problem. The only way I have found to correct the Problem is Down and
> Restart the Server and all is fine except for the Missing Drawing file
> which has to be restored from tape.I can not find any reference at Novell
> on anything close to this..... This has happen 3 times in the last 60
> Please help if you have a clue ?