PLEASE help with printing problem

Matthew Vanecek mev0003 at
Fri Oct 1 03:24:58 GMT 1999

Giulio Orsero wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Sep 1999 18:02:28 +1000, hai scritto:
> >I set up a new printer on my Linux box, an Epson Stylus Color 740.  I
> >had previously been using an EPson Stylus Color IIs.  I got the printer
> >working nicely in Linux, but I can not print to the printers I set up in
> >/etc/printcap via samba from NT anymore.  I.e., it worked with the IIs,
> >but not with the 740.  I didn't change anything in smb.conf.
> Try printing to that printer via samba from linux and see what happens.
> smbclient ''\\server\printer' -P
> print filename

That works.  no problem.  Works on any of the printer definitions.

> As the last resort you can print using nt tcp/ip printing.

As in, "net use yada yada"?  That's how I have it now, with one of the
printer defs captured to lpt1.  But that only lets me use one of the
definitions.  What about if I want to use one of the others?

There's got to be a reason why "The parameter is incorrect".  Is there a
way to find this out?
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