[Samba] Slow Printing from XP clients with SP2?
ojo at sbl.de
Tue Sep 21 13:04:28 GMT 2004
> Hi everyone,
> I had this problem, too. I solved it by creating a "local port" in the
> printers folder on xp sp2 client (don't browse thru Network!),
> attaching this port to the UNC-Path on my Samba 3.07 Server, e.g.
> \\linuxsrv\hp_laserjet1150. Then install your printer , put it on
> file: or
> lpt1: during installation. Now point this printer to the local port. From
> this moment, it worked flawless.
> Please let me know if this works for you (and excuse my grammar...).
> "Harald Lux" <info at lux.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> news:2Fxdv-8k4-23 at gated-at.bofh.it...
> > Any news on this problem? We experienced the same problem. But only
> > from a user who is connected via VPN
> > BTW not only with printing to samba. Also the client/server
> > communication to a hylafax server is lagging extremely.
> > Rohan Gilchrist wrote:
> > > It's very similar to this bug, however, I don't get a core dump
> > > when I
> try to print.
> > > The print job works, it just takes much, much longer from SP 2
> > > boxes
> than SP 1 boxes.
> > > I'll look at moving to 3.0.6 though :)
> > Did this solve the problem?
> > TIA
> > Harald Lux
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