XP spoolsv.exe crash with 2.2.4 (not devmode related?)

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon May 20 05:59:02 GMT 2002

On Sun, 19 May 2002, Steven J Mackenzie wrote:

> Is anyone interested in log files from this?
> I've installed drivers for an Epson inkjet printer on a Samba server using
> the Add Printer Driver Wizard in Windows XP.
> I installed the driver to a 2.2.3a server (from a clean Mandrake 8.2
> install). I got as far as printing a test page, but things were very slow:
> Trying to view properties on the printer generated a lot of traffic between
> the client and the server (about a minute of commmunication between the them
> before the properties dialogue appeared).
> I hoped that 2.2.4 might have a fix for this packet storm, so I upgraded the
> samba software to the 2.2.4 rpm that I found in Mandrakes cooker
> distribution. After this, selecting properties on the Epson icon will crash
> the XP spoolsv service with the message "The instruction at "0x77f610ff"
> referenced memory at "0x00148005". The memory could not be "read"."

Yeah.  I've confirmed some problems on win2k clients (NT seems ok).
I'll have to look at XP as well. :-(  Thanks for your patience.

cheers, jerry
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