[Samba] excessive lpstat calls
morgan at orst.edu
Wed Oct 12 18:59:50 GMT 2005
On Wed, 12 Oct 2005, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> |> Andrew Morgan wrote:
> |> |
> |> | I run a fairly busy samba server that only serves up users' home
> |> | directory. I am running Samba v3.0.20 under Solaris 10 on a Sun v440.
> |> | I'm seeing a large number of calls to '/usr/bin/lpstat -v'. These are
> |> | probably occuring everytime a new client connects, but I'm not
> |> positive.
> |> |
> |> | The server does not have any printers attached to it, has no entries in
> |> | /etc/printers.conf, and is not running lp services at all. I am unable
> |> | to remove the lp packages from the system due to dependencies. I have
> |> | no intention of using Samba as a print server on this machine, so I'd
> |> | like to disable printing entirely and prevent Samba from calling lpstat
> |> | continuously.
> |> |
> |> | I've attached my smb.conf file. Any suggestions?
> |> Try setting "printing = bsd" and "printcap name = /dev/null".
> |> Although we really shouldn't be looking for printers at all
> |> when there ie no [printers] section in smb.conf.
> | Thanks Jerry, this worked. Should I file a bug on
> | this so it doesn't get lost?
> You just just send me a level 10 smbd debug log of the lpstat
> issue? I think I can figure it out pretty quickly.....
Do you want the level 10 debug log with the original settings, or the
settings you recommended above?
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