[Samba] Slow driver properties?

Larry Engleman larry at burgiss.com
Fri Jul 26 09:29:02 GMT 2002

hrm.. I guess running at log level 10 would slow it down a bit.  Thank you.

Another random question.  Is there a clean way to get rid of printer drivers
that were installed from a winXX machine that I no longer need?  I don't
to accidentally ice the drivers I am using though.

> -Larry Engleman
> The Burgiss Group
> 201-795-5144

-----Original Message-----
From: Gerald Carter [mailto:jerry at samba.org]
Sent: Friday, July 26, 2002 12:09 PM
To: Larry Engleman
Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] Slow driver properties?

On Fri, 26 Jul 2002, Larry Engleman wrote:

> I'm currently using Samba 2.2.5 on a Mandrake 8.0 box with cups 1.1.4.
> I have several printers shared that are accessed from winNT/2k/xp boxes.
> When I right click on the printer or select printer properties, or go to
> print from any of those other boxes, the response is slower than molasses.
> I have an identical machine running WinNT Workstation that was previously
> our print server.  It is much much faster.
> Where should I start looking to diagnose the problem?  I have tried
> several modes already.  Security = share with full permissions for
> everyone, no authentication, guest only, seems to be the fastest, but
> it's still too slow to put into production.

security = share is probably one of the problems.  :-).  
Check the logging level as well and try not to connect as 
a printer admin unless you have to.  Certain drivers exhibit this behavior 
more than others.  PCL driver seem to suffer from it the most.

cheers, jerry
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