[Samba] Printing XP -> 3.2 Now really slow (just like the old days)

Ryan Novosielski novosirj at umdnj.edu
Thu Aug 14 14:38:05 GMT 2008

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David C. Rankin wrote:
> David C. Rankin wrote:
>> Guys,
>>     Have there been any changes in 3.2.x that would effect printing?
>> It does seem to print once every conceivable timer in window times
>> out, but were talking 120-150 seconds. Any Ideas?
> Guys,
>     I can confirm, this seems to be an XP only issue. Vista prints just
> fine to the same server. I have also confirmed the XP behavior on 2
> other boxes. In all regards, the behavior is identical, printing
> basically freezes the application and printer dialog (if open) for about
> 2.5 minutes until everything in XP times out, then the documents will
> actually print, but not before you get the grayed boxes and "application
> not responding" messages.
>     What can I send you that would help solve this atavistic printing
> conundrum? Just let me know and I'll be glad to help. Anything so my
> wife can print. When she needs to print, it seems to be an "immediate"
> thing, every time...

Standard debug steps would seem to apply here... logging at the time,
doing a strace or whatever your OS happens to use (note you did not
supply it unless I missed something), etc.

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