[Samba] Add Printer Wizard and Slowness

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Jan 21 03:34:56 GMT 2004

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On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Jeffrey M. Hardy wrote:

> We have a Samba box set up as our primary campus print server, running
> CUPS 1.1.19 and Samba 3.3.0.  Our primary interface for adding printers
> is the Add Printer Wizard.  I am finding very slow response while
> adding/modifying/deleting printers.
> Making changes to any of the settings for a printer (default tray,
> driver, etc) can take 20-40 seconds or will sometimes timeout, requiring
> a Samba restart before any of the printers will show again.  Sometimes I
> can avoid this by restarting Samba ahead of time, which kills all the
> active Samba connections to the server (usually around 50).  I can then
> get several minutes of acceptable response time.

If your interested, I have an idea.  Check with me on Monday and
the patch details.

cheers, jerry
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