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GPR_MN
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Registered: ‎07-06-2010
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Saving .rvt files to Lion Server

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10-23-2012 08:32 AM

We are running Revit 2012 Suites on iMac w/Parallels w/Windows XP SP3.  Office file server is a Lion Server running 10.7.5.  While working in Revit we can; save PDF's to server, export DWG/DXF to server, and for a few moments after opening a file we can save a .rvt file to the server. But after more than ~2min, Revit freezes at any save attempt and we have to force quit through the task manager.

 

Last few lines of journal entry for event reads as follows.

 

[ Jrn.Directive "DocSymbol"  _
         , "[Res.TemplateLionTest.rvt]"
 '  0.000008    2:<<<BackupFileManager::smileytongue:reUnlockPreCommit
 '  0.003275     3:<<<relinquishAllLocks
 '  0.003386    2:<<m_oSaveToTempFile->preCommit
 ' 2:< Error encountered renaming main file to backup. Error message: Access to P:\Projects\XXXXX Project\CAD\Revit\Res.TemplateLionTest.rvt was denied.   ]

 

then repeats the '2:< Error... line for a few pages..

 

this error has persisted throught Revit 2011 and 2012 versions.

Anyone else encounter this? Possibly with solution?

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GPR_MN
Posts: 51
Registered: ‎07-06-2010
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Re: Saving .rvt files to Lion Server

10-26-2012 10:26 AM in reply to: GPR_MN

So, is the lack of response from anyone in Autodesk due to Revit not being supported in a Mac environment? Apparently I'm not the only one with issues in saving .rvt files to a Lion Server.

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alan.quinn
Posts: 580
Registered: ‎09-08-2010
Message 3 of 5 (383 Views)

Re: Saving .rvt files to Lion Server

10-29-2012 09:44 AM in reply to: GPR_MN

Correct, this environment is a not supported.

 

Thanks for posting.



Alan Quinn
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GPR_MN
Posts: 51
Registered: ‎07-06-2010
Message 4 of 5 (373 Views)

Re: Saving .rvt files to Lion Server

10-29-2012 10:55 AM in reply to: GPR_MN

ah, a non-solution solution. thats great. i should just pile on the kudos eh?

maybe you could have left it 'unsolved' on the chance that one of us subscribers may have figured something out.

 

 

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leothebuilder
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Registered: ‎11-29-2006
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Re: Saving .rvt files to Lion Server

04-01-2014 06:52 AM in reply to: GPR_MN

Well,

 

If you buy a car that runs on diesel, don't expect help if you try and run it on gas.

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