Printer Problems

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Wed Aug 14 20:41:03 GMT 2002

On Wed, 14 Aug 2002 vulture at wrote:

> I am tring to use the new method available for printing (MS-RPC) from my Win NT 
> 4.0 Clients to my Samba Box (FreeBSD)
> I have two problems:
> 1. The Printers Share that shows up under the server takes a long time to show 
> up.

This is probably smbd tryong to refresh the queue listing.  Do you have a 
large number of printers?  How long does it take to run lpq?

> 2. My workstations will randomly appear to be stuck - caused by the server not 
> responding.

See above.

cheers, jerry
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