Printer errors

Eric Sisler esisler at
Mon Feb 16 23:17:09 GMT 1998

At 09:45 2/17/98 +1100, you wrote:

>Hello all, 
>Got SAMBA running on a linux 2.0.32 box, and all is well.  Looked over the
>docs and set up my printer with the (what I think) are correct entries.
>Basically, what the default smb.conf has.  Testparms says it o.k.!  And I
>can print (lpr) locally.
>Windows sees both printcap entries (inkjet and psjet), but any attempt to
>pring to them errors out.  I then added the print command = /usr/bin/lpr
>stuff (like in the howto) but no errors.  The logs show the connection, but
>no errors!  
>Anyone got a HP500 series (mine is a 520) printer running???  

I assume you're using an HP DeskJet 500?  Yes, I have one running on my
Linux box (RedHat 4.2, kernel 2.0.30).  I have other problems but I have
been able to get it to print.  Make sure the permissions on the spool
directory are rwxrwxrwt (1777).

See if that helps!

Eric Sisler
esisler at

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