samba...linux to linux printing..hangs
jamby97 at sprynet.com
Sun Jun 20 04:01:27 GMT 1999
I am trying to print files from one linux box (nubble) on another linux
box (capeblanco) using the Samba script smbprint. While it appears to me
I have everything set up correctly, obviously I am WRONG..because
nothing is getting printed..
I have checked the print service from capeblanco by using the smbclient
-L capeblanco listing which shows the "lp printer". I have added the lp
printer to the printcap on nubble following the information in the
/usr/doc/HOWTO/other-formats/html/SMB-HOWTO-9.html, which is
9. Sharing A Windows Printer With Linux Machines. All directories and
files shown there have been created /var/spool/lpd/lp/.config
With the debugging feature in the smbprint turned on and using the
command smbprint /etc/printcap. I have tried to print the printcap file
from nubble on the printer lp attached to capeblanco. The debug file
shows the following
server capeblanco, service lp
Added interface ip=192.168.0.1 bcast=192.168.0.255 nmask=255.255.255.0
Server time is Sat Jun 19 20:47:58 1999
Timezone is UTC-7.0
Domain=[LIGHT] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 1.9.18p10]
the connection is made as the log.nubble shows on capeblanco with the
1999/06/19 20:47:58 nubble (192.168.0.1) connect to service lp as user
nobody (uid=99,gid=99) (pid 2280)
but thats were it ends....
The smbprint script just hangs there with the service open but nothing
I am still grinding on this but any help would be apprecitated..
This question is long enought so if anyone wants a set of the files I am
using I will gladly send them out...
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