w2k/xp+samba3 pdc+cups = slow

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Mon Sep 5 08:07:41 PDT 2005

Matthias Henze wrote:
> hi,
> first i've tried to use windows with ipp directly but the printjobs were kept for ever in the windows print queue. now i'm printing to networkprinters via samba. cups prints to the printers by lpr and ipp. with this setup the windows queue management works. but regardless how jobs are sent to cups, by samba or directly, printing ist extremely slow. some times it takes up to 10 minutes (!!!) to get one singel page printed.

This is a well-known SAMBA issue - see www.samba.org for the FAQ...

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Publishing Software        http://www.easysw.com

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