Disk error -108 occured while reading or writing to a scratch disk...

Discussion in 'Photoshop Tutorials' started by Hans, Dec 23, 2005.

  1. Hans

    Hans Guest

    Hello,

    I use Photoshop CS2 and have the following error:
    "Disk error -108 occured while reading or writing to a scratch disk...
    Sorry, but this error is unrecoverable..."
    Followed by "cannot handle your request because of a program error."

    Can anyone help or has anyone the same problem?
    I have put more memory in (1GB) and it takes longer before the error
    occurres, but it is still there!
    Disk problem? Memory problem?


    Thanks in advance,
    Hans
     
    Hans, Dec 23, 2005
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  2. Hans

    C J Southern Guest

    Most likely disk problem.

    If it's a WinXP or Win2K PC, right-click on "My Computer" - Choose
    "Manage" - then "Event Logs" and check the system log for disk errors.
     
    C J Southern, Dec 24, 2005
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  3. Hans

    Hans Guest

    Hello again,

    Thanks for your reply!
    The disk wasn't bad.
    When I've putted more memory it took longer before the error occurred but it
    dit still did.
    I also tried to change the amount of memory used by the scratch disk, but it
    didn't help either.
    Reinstalling PhotoShop program (suite) solved the problem.
    So, I couldn't determinate the exact cause. Maybe one of the plug-ins caused
    it.

    Even with the scratch disk being used on two separate systems, sharing the
    same scratch disk via a
    network works now!

    Thanks again for the suggestions.

    Hans
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    "Hans" <> schreef in bericht
    news:...
    > Hello,
    >
    > I use Photoshop CS2 and have the following error:
    > "Disk error -108 occured while reading or writing to a scratch disk...
    > Sorry, but this error is unrecoverable..."
    > Followed by "cannot handle your request because of a program error."
    >
    > Can anyone help or has anyone the same problem?
    > I have put more memory in (1GB) and it takes longer before the error
    > occurres, but it is still there!
    > Disk problem? Memory problem?
    >
    >
    > Thanks in advance,
    > Hans
    >
    >
    >
     
    Hans, Dec 26, 2005
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  4. Hans

    edjh Guest

    Re: Disk error -108 occured while reading or writing to a scratchdisk...

    Hans wrote:
    > Hello again,
    >
    > Thanks for your reply!
    > The disk wasn't bad.
    > When I've putted more memory it took longer before the error occurred but it
    > dit still did.
    > I also tried to change the amount of memory used by the scratch disk, but it
    > didn't help either.
    > Reinstalling PhotoShop program (suite) solved the problem.
    > So, I couldn't determinate the exact cause. Maybe one of the plug-ins caused
    > it.
    >
    > Even with the scratch disk being used on two separate systems, sharing the
    > same scratch disk via a
    > network works now!
    >
    > Thanks again for the suggestions.
    >
    > Hans
    >

    Your scratch disk is on a network? Guaranteed problems. You shouldn't do
    that.

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    edjh, Dec 26, 2005
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