Question regarding printing to an NT print server

Nicci Tynen ntynen at
Tue Feb 20 21:36:59 GMT 2001

I've been looking through the newsgroups but can't find this exact problem.  If
it has previously been answered, please direct me to the post.

Here's the problem:

I'm running Red Hat Linux 6.2 (kernel 2.4.1) on a P II.
I'm running the following samba RPMs:

I need to print to an NT print server.

My Printcap looks like this:

/var/spool/lpd/lp/.config looks like this:

share='\\PrintHost\Information Technologies HP4000N'

When I try to print this is the message in /var/log/messages:

Feb 20 13:31:55 tux lpd[3569]: restarting lp
Feb 20 13:32:05 tux last message repeated 3 times
Feb 20 13:32:08 tux lpd[3569]: lp: job could not be printed (cfA013tux)
Feb 20 13:32:08 tux lpd[3569]: mail sent to user root about job on
printer lp (FATALERR)

The e-mail is basically useless - just says:

Your printer job (                                                  
could not be printed

I am successfully mounting my NT shares on my Linux box so something is 
working. Any ideas what I'm doing wrong?


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