5377Re: [NH] Photoshop scratch disks
- Jan 13, 2006sisterscape wrote:
> I'm hoping you guys (and gals) can give me the low down on scratchUsually when it complains about scratch disk space you are running low
> Yesterday, Photoshop 7 started to complain about scratch disk space
> when it loaded. I had made no changes in the settings nor was I trying
> to open big files.
> Over 85% of my 80 gig drive is free and I have 1 gig of RAM. XP said I
> didn't need to defrag but I did anyway hoping it would fix things but
> no. So what's up with this? And what prompted it to start with that
> message out of the blue? Maybe I should reinstall?
on disk resources. Not always. There should be a setting in photoshop
for how big you want your scratch disk space allocated to be. You
typically need 3-5 times the complete size of all open files to be
available. If you are working on a few big files, you can quickly jam up
against those limits.
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