[Samba] long delay accessing print properties on client
jra at samba.org
Thu Sep 11 23:14:26 GMT 2008
On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 05:06:18PM -0600, Greg Saunders wrote:
> I've seen a proposed fix for this problem
> and it has no influence on my installation.
> client workstations: XP Pro SP 2
> number of clients: about 500
> server O/S: ubuntu hardy 8.04
> ha1 ~: uname -a
> Linux ha1 2.6.24-19-xen #1 SMP Wed Aug 20 21:08:51 UTC 2008 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> ha1 ~: dpkg -l samba*
> ||/ Name Version Description
> ii samba 3.0.28a-1ubunt a LanManager-like file and printer server
> ii samba-common 3.0.28a-1ubunt Samba common files used by both the server
> I have some drivers that take 30 to 60 seconds to access the properties from
> the client; typically seem to be Xerox and a few HP Designjet drivers. I
> have other drivers, Ricoh as an example, that do not exhibit this behaviour
> and function properly. I have other installations with different server O/S
> (Open Suse 10.2) and older versions of Samba with the same problem.
> The samba process on the server ramps the CPU up to 90+% when the client
> operation is taking place.
> Help / suggestions is much appreciated.
Fixed in 3.0.32 I think. Definately fixed in 3.2.x.
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