[Samba] SMB Spool Limitations

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Apr 24 16:41:02 GMT 2002

On Wed, 17 Apr 2002, Jacqueline Probe wrote:

> Does anyone know the limitations of smb spool?  I would like to define
> 5,000 print shares to a single midrange UNIX box and would like to know
> if their are any limitations to this proposed architecture.

That's a lot of queue :-)  Seriously I would test the hack out 
of it first.  The one thing I would watch out for is the amount of
tdb lookups that we have to do and other things like the "lpq cache" 

cheers, jerry
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