1200 Printers

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Fri Jan 12 04:46:43 GMT 2001

Oliver Paukstadt wrote:
> We have 1200 Printers only spooling on several NT-Servers. 
> We tried to move them to a Linux-Box with SAMBA. The 
> Box has around 512MB Memory. Starting up SAMBA 
> with 1200 lprng-Printers generates a smbd-process which
> needs around 200MB Memory. The process grows and 
> grows when using the printers.
> Are the any tuning-options to decrease consumption of memory?

Check the mailing list archives on samba-technical for 
a reference to this bug.  I don;t have the exact patch URL
handly right now.

You can also try 'load printers = no'

Cheers, jerry
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