Problem printing to a Win95 shared Laserjet from Redhat 6.2

Stephen Roberts StephenR at
Wed Jul 26 10:59:38 GMT 2000


I am trying to print to an HP LaserJet 4 setup as shared on Win95. I can
print from any other Win9x/NT client on the network, but not from the linux
server. I can issue an smbclient -M <Win95 server> and it will send the
message and popup on the Win95 server, but if I do smbclient -L <Win95
server> I get the following error message:

[root at LINUX sr]# smbclient -L TESTER1
added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
session request to TESTER1 failed (Called name not present)
session request to *SMBSERVER failed (Called name not present)

Does anyone know what this error message means and how I can fix it?

I have been looking at this problem for 2 days and I am now convinced that
Samba will not talk to a Win95 share. If anyone thinks otherwise, please let
me know.


Steve Roberts

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