Samba as printserver and swapspace

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Mon Oct 30 18:52:36 GMT 2000

Jean Francois Micouleau wrote:
> you can change the default /tmp directory to somewhere 
> else with the path= option of smb.conf.
> 500 megs spool files are not uncommon, I ran into the same 
> problem with people sending spool files over a gigabyte.

Another possibly help is to use an lpr that supports using a 
symlink to the original file.  This way you only deal with
one copy instead of two. There are a few gotchas but maybe
something to explore.

Cheers, jerry
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