[Samba] Slow Printer Connection (net use ... )

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Wed Dec 11 23:15:38 GMT 2002

Make sure there isn't some network problem, like unsuccessful DNS lookup or
attempts at authentication.
On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 03:59:00PM -0600, troutb at abclabs.com wrote:
> net use lpt1: \\node\prt
> On a slow VMS Box with pathworks this cmd runs in 1 sec.
> On a Dual 1G Linux Box with 2.2.7 samba it takes about 7-8 seconds on a 350 PC.
> I am using lprng and loading the printers from the printcap file.
> Does anyone have any idea's on how to speed this up?
> I tried it on several samba servers and it works the same on all of them.
> I'm not trynig anything fancy just standard printer sharing.
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