HELP -- upgrade to 1.9.18p8 causing print/disk trouble ..."
eroidl at grammer.de
Fri Dec 18 13:19:54 GMT 1998
I've installed samba-1.9.18p8 some months ago. Everything worked find
My PCs went in a similar problem as yours.
If I want to connect to a Networkprinter (my samba is the printserver
for the PC)
it takes a verly long time (10 Minutes) till I get any response from my
If I want to print it takes a very long time too to get the dialog with
the right printer.
The strange thing is, that it worked a very long time very find.
Setting up WINS does not help anything.
Do you have any suggestions?
Does anyone have any suggestions?
workgroup = HASCAD
server string = Samba Server
printing = bsd
printcap name = /etc/printcap
print command = lp -d %p %s
lpq command = /usr/bin/lpq %p
lprm command = /usr/bin/lprm -P%p %j
lpq cache time = 45
domain master = no
wins server = 10.18.5.204
local master = no
debug level = 3
browseable = yes
printable = yes
public = yes
writeable = no
create mode = 0700
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 11:54:57 -0400 (EDT)
From: Jim Farrell <jwf at platinum.com>
To: samba-ntdom at samba.anu.edu.au, samba at samba.anu.edu.au
Subject: HELP -- upgrade to 1.9.18p8 causing print/disk trouble ...
I recently upgraded all our site's samba servers to 1.9.18p8, and I seem
be having many strange problems where they didn't exist before. I
made any changes to smb.conf.
The biggest trouble I seem to have is that people can no longer access
printers ... NT/95 just gives a generic "path to server not available"
message. Some nodes even have trouble connecting to shares. When the
PC's browse the network, then can see the server just fine, but often
cannot browse any shares on the server. Rebooting the PC doesn't help.
I've found that if I configure the WINS services on the PC's, the
often goes away. On NT I set "use DNS for WINS resolution". Once WINS is
properly configured, the PC seems to work fine. smbclient from any
machine on the network, and on other subnets has no trouble connecting
the samba services at all.
I've never had to use WINS services before on my local PC's .... but I
the samba server up (a long while ago) to serve WINS anyway just in case
people needed it. Now, it looks as if the PC's won't work at all unless
WINS services are enabled.
The [global] section of my smb.conf appears below .... any pointers/help
would be appreciated. If I cannot solve this issue soon, I'll have to
back the server upgrade out and continue running older versions.
(IP of this server is 192.168.45.20)
deadtime = 10
domain master = yes
encrypt passwords = yes
guest account = nobody
load printers = yes
log file = /usr/local/samba/var/logs/log.%m
null passwords = no
os level = 60
preferred master = yes
printcap name = /usr/local/samba/lib/printcap
printing = sysv
remote announce = 192.168.166.255/ABLAB 192.168.112.255/ASTLAB
remote browse sync = 192.168.166.100 192.168.112.18
security = user
server string = ablab server
share modes = no
socket options = TCP_NODELAY
strict locking = no
time server = true
username map = /usr/local/samba/private/mapnames
wins proxy = yes
wins support = yes
workgroup = ABLAB
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