LPRng: Printing to Samba 2.0.7 from Windows 2000
jimw at sjo.appliedbiosystems.com
Sat Aug 12 01:04:40 GMT 2000
--On 08/12/2000 7:33 AM +1000 John H Terpstra wrote:
} You need to install the printer as if you are going to print to a local
} parallel port attached printer. This allows you to install the printer
} drivers your Win2K system needs. Then, BEFORE trying to print you need to
} change the printer connection in Device/Details to print to
} Samba 2.0.7 does not yet support NTspoolss protocols (coming in
} samba-2.2.0) so you need to use the above work-around for now.
Odd...I just sucessfully installed a Win2K connection to a Samba
2.0.7/LPRng printer in the usual way for connecting to network
print services. There was an error logged by smbd, but it works.
[2000/08/11 17:57:07, 1] smbd/service.c:make_connection(550)
gwi53 (220.127.116.11) connect to service LaserJet 4Si
as user jimw (uid=428, gid=100) (pid 28933)
[2000/08/11 17:57:08, 0] smbd/nttrans.c:call_nt_transact_ioctl(2516)
call_nt_transact_ioctl: Currently not implemented.
[2000/08/11 17:58:29, 1] smbd/service.c:close_cnum(583)
gwi53 (18.104.22.168) closed connection to service LaserJet 4Si
That was from a Win2K workstation with Service Pack 1 installed.
Jim Watt jimw at sjo.appliedbiosystems.com
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