[Samba] Samba Printing Extremely Slow from Windows XP
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Wed Sep 7 22:15:20 GMT 2005
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Mark Dowling wrote:
| Jerry Carter wrote:
| "This is an XP client bug. It has been covered before in the Samba ml
| archives. You need to clean out the cached devmodes from the HCU portion
| of the registry on the client machine."
| We use this workaround but it's pretty annoying as
| if you change the driver or add another printer (the
| latter happens often) you have to go into the reg
| and fix it. Is it known which XPSP2 patch caused
| this and whether a patch is due to resolve it?
No idea. I saw a mention of it being "fixed" in SP2. But
obviously it's not. There's a pre-sp2 hotfix I've seen.
But nothing post SP2. It could be triggered by certain
drivers as well. I've never tried to figure out if there's
a higher occurence of v2 vs v3 drivers.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.0 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - http://enigmail.mozdev.org
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
More information about the samba