Re: Samba CUPS connection to localhost:631 timeout causes momentary interrupt in data stream from Samba server to clients
On Thu, 22 Dec 2011 11:30:20 -0500, Jonathan Polom wrote:
> On Dec 21, 2011 1:13 PM, "Camaleón" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, 19 Dec 2011 12:32:08 -0500, Jonathan Polom wrote:
>> > Why is printing enabled on a system that has no connected printers
>> > and doesn't even have CUPS installed?
>> I think that's a Samba default setting and AFAIK, Debian tends to keep
>> the upstream defaults untouched unless there's a very strong and good
>> reason to do it otherwise.
> Perhaps I need to direct this question to the Debian samba maintainers,
> and if its an upstream issue then direct it there. Perhaps samba should
> not behave this way and there's a bug causing the timeout to halt data
> transfer. This could even be fixed in a more recent version of samba
> which would put the issue back into the Debian realm. I've been trouble
> free now for days so I'm pretty confident that this was the cause.
> Thanks for the reply.
That's what I would do.
In addition, I'd also post this issue at the samba mailing list to get
First, as you say, samba should not give a time out for a CUPS thingy,
that's something for the samba team to look further and run some
tests to debug.
And secondly, having CUPS enabled by default it can be a matter of
taste: some people can argue it is useful while others find not gain