cant see cups print queues via samba.

Bevan Broun bevanb at
Thu May 11 07:23:41 GMT 2000

It is possible to see the print queue and via NT4's printer window.
Correct? And remove the jobs too, right? But not for me.

cups-1.0.5, samba-2.07 on linux-2.2.15

queues show ok using lpq
printing from nt works ok using samba.
in smb.conf I have:

printing = cups
print command = lpr -P%p -s %s;  rm %s
lpq command = /usr/local/bin/lpq -P %p
lprm command = /usr/local/bin/lprm -P %p %j

The samba log for the nt client machine shows:

[2000/05/11 15:17:58, 3] smbd/ipc.c:api_DosPrintQGetInfo(823)
  PrintQueue uLevel=3 name=csulw
[2000/05/11 15:17:58, 3] printing/printing.c:get_printqueue(1035)
  Running the command `/usr/local/bin/lpq -P csulw' gave 0
[2000/05/11 15:17:58, 4] smbd/ipc.c:api_DosPrintQGetInfo(896)
  printqgetinfo: errorcode 0
[2000/05/11 15:17:58, 5] smbd/ipc.c:copy_trans_params_and_data(156)
  copy_trans_params_and_data: params[0..6] data[0..152]
[2000/05/11 15:17:58, 5] lib/util.c:show_msg(430)

The line:

Running the command `/usr/local/bin/lpq -P csulw' gave 0

seems to indicate the trouble but when I run the command it gives the
queue as expected.


Bevan Broun                                           ph (08) 9380 1587
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Dept. Electrical and Electronic Engineering      
University of Western Australia                                 rm. G70

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