Printing Problem

David Gregory dgregory at
Wed Oct 31 01:35:03 GMT 2001

I thought of this myself but samba is started from rc.local which is the
very last thing that gets run at boot. I'm fairly certain it's something
to do with cups but as of yet have not been able to track it down. Any
other ideas?


-----Original Message-----
From: Leonardo Luiz Padovani da Mata [mailto:barroca at] 
Sent: 30 October 2001 3:54 pm
To: David Gregory
Cc: samba at
Subject: Re: Printing Problem

maybe, the lp server is starting after the samba server, and the priter
couldn't be found.
Check this

On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, David Gregory wrote:

> Got a slight problem with printing from WindowsXP to my Mandrake 8.0
> server running Samba 2.2.1a.
> Samba is configured for file/print services on my home lan and is
> configured to start when the server boots. The weird thing is that
> the pcs come onto the lan they map their appropriate network shares no
> problem, but, the connection to the printer is not there. What makes
> this even stranger is that I know samba is configured properly cause a
> simple stop/start of samba makes the problem go away. My question is
> does the printer not get advertised when the samba server originally
> boots when the network file shares do?
> Any help would be much appreciated.
> David.

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