samba 2.2 printer queues: some questions...
gcarter at valinux.com
Mon Feb 12 21:42:36 GMT 2001
Paul Sanders wrote:
> Second: How many printers should samba be able to host?
It depends on the server hardware actually. Samba is
really just a a spooling service. It also depnds on the
quanity of jobs you plan to process. I used to run
~150 of a Sun Ultra 170 without any really problems.
> I have 74 queues running on a PIII 733 with 386 Mb
> RAM. .... queue looks OK from
> linux but shows as paused in NT. BTW: NT4 domain,
> all NT4wkstn clients, and all HP4000\4050\4500\5SI printers -
> no commonality to the ones stopping. Also, there is no
> problem with the printers since queues from our exeisting
> NT print server can still print to them. Any thoughts?
Hmmm....sounds like timeouts somewhere. On queues that
show as paused, what is the output of lpq on the UNIX
> Third: I have a problem with making device setting
> stick if they are set from NT - they only stick if I
> set them from an Win2K box.
We've been working on some of this issues recently.
> Fourth: Does anyone run winbind in a large NT domain? I
> am also using winbind from TNG on the same server.
> Winbind works just fine except for the parts that
> dont work at all. I am able to see all domain users
> and can use them in NT ACLs on the printers. I CANNOT see
> most of the domain groups. however. We discovered
> that running getent group from the command line will
> produce a seg fault if the winbind GID range is larger
> than 58 groups [for example, a range of 1000-1057 will let
> me getent the first 58 groups - a range of 1000-1058 will
> cause a seg fault when getent is run. My thought is
> that groups are not available for this reason [seems logical
> to me, at least...]. BTW, all user show up with with no
> prob. Anyone else see this problem?
I've seen this as well now that you mention it.
Tim, can you reproduce this bug?
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