[Samba] Win7 SLOW printing
chbeyer at mail.desy.de
Tue Nov 16 12:09:23 MST 2010
just a short question, which version of samba are you using ? I try to get
3.5.6 to run with windows 7 64 bit and this is a tidious task for me :(
On Tue, 16 Nov 2010, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 01:27:43PM -0500, Ryan Suarez wrote:
>> Ok, it looks like this was the cause of the delay. As soon as I
>> disable windows firewall on this client, the errors disappear and
>> jobs start printing immediately. We have bring your own laptops
>> (with their own image) here at the college. I suspect this is the
>> same cause of their delays.
>> Could someone please shed some light what samba uses this connection for?
> This is the insane Windows print spooler design, where the server
> connects back to the client to do change notify.
> Samba tries to do the same - look at spoolss_connect_to_client()
> in rpc_server/srv_spoolss_nt.c - maybe we should have an option
> to disable this.
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