print queue problem

William Knox wknox at
Mon Sep 27 13:48:33 GMT 1999

What is the print command which you are using?  smbclient, or some
homegrown script, or did you install the printer via the Linux printtool
(assuming you are using a Linux that has an smb printer option and the

> Date:   Sat, 25 Sep 1999 20:04:04 +0200
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> I'am running Linux as server.My printer is conected to an win98 client.
> It works fine, at least when the client and the printer are online.
> When I print from my Linux machine and the win98 not connected,
> the printcommand just disapear. "lpq"  gives "no entries".
> Where does the printcommand go then?
> My problem is that in case I print from the Linux server and the
> win98 client is not connected, or the printer is offline the print
> command is not queued for later printing when the win98 client
> and/or the printer is online again. The reason is that my Linux
> server act as faxserver, and incoming faxes are automaticly
> printed.
> Is this possible with Linux ans SMB, or do I have to configure a
> remote printer?
> Any suggestion(s) are welcome.
> In case somebody can help me, and need some more info about printcap
> etc. please let me know.
> Thanks
> Wil
			Bill Knox
			Operating Systems Programmer/Analyst
			The MITRE Corporation

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