[cups.general] Re: w2k/xp+samba3 pdc+cups = slow

Matthias Henze matthias at mhcsoftware.de
Mon Sep 5 17:17:50 PDT 2005

Michael Sweet wrote:

> 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...

thanks, for the imediate reply. i would like to bypass samba. but then there
is the problem with the windows print queues. is there a solution for this
issue ?


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