Winreg problem testing Ricoh drivers on 3.6.0rc2

Matthieu Patou mat at
Wed Jul 13 08:22:39 MDT 2011

On 13/07/2011 18:20, Justin Chevrier wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> We recently received a Ricoh Aficio MP C3001 workgroup printer for
> testing here. I have been doing testing of this printer on Samba
> 3.6.0rc2 and have run into a hang using its PCL6 driver. Basically after
> installing the driver, then adding the printer to a remote system and
> trying the bring up the properties on that remote system the printer
> dialog screen freezes for quite some time (can be minutes) then finally
> comes up, but missing all of the Ricoh specific properties. While the
> freeze is happening the Samba log file associated with the remote IP of
> the workstation grows quite a bit (1-2MB on log level 3) filled with
> entries like the attached text file. The log shows the driver trying to
> access registry keys that exists on Windows when the driver is installed
> locally.
> Thoughts? Apologies if this should have instead gone to the users list.
> I'll move it there if so.
Looks like this bug:
> Thanks,
> Justin


Matthieu Patou
Samba Team
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