W98 -> Samba/Linux LPD -> Axis printserver
ed at schernau.com
Tue Nov 30 04:35:31 GMT 1999
Win98 print jobs are getting "stuck" on the samba server.
I have set up the auto print/install thing in Samba for the 98 boxes,
and it works.
I have the path for the printer in smb.conf defined as /var/spool/samba.
It has printable=yes, writeable=no set. /var/spool/samba is RWXRWXRWXT.
Clients can print to \\linux\copier, but I'll get files named like:
PrinterTestPage, sitting in the spool directory. Using "lpr -Pcopier
they print out, and indeed are Win98 test pages.
The printer is set in /etc/printcap to use that same dir for spool as
and my print command is "lpr -r -P%p %s". Although the Samba in 24 hour
books claims that %s is both the whole path+ file name , AND just the
file name of the print file.
So what obvious, stupid thing am I missing? Thanks!
Edward Schernau http://www.schernau.com
Network Architect mailto:ed at schernau.com
Rational Computing Providence, RI, USA
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