[Samba] Printing troubles
farrisg at mala.bc.ca
Wed Apr 24 10:56:02 GMT 2002
We had some problems with printing and I had to delete the
/var/cache/samba/printing.tdb file and then restart samba. Everything
was fine after that.
What clued me in was that the printing.tdb file was far larger than the
other *.tdb files in the /var/cache/samba directory.
You might check it.
On Wed, 2002-04-24 at 14:20, Damian Gerow wrote:
> Our print server (linux 2.2.19, Debian unstable, with the 2.2.3a-6 package)
> had a bit of trouble yesterday, and after getting everything back up and
> working, printing is now broken. I can print from the commandline, but not
> through samba.
> From a 2000 client, I can see the printer shares, but can't ever actually
> print to them ("Could not start print job.") If I open the server in
> Network Neighbourhood, and browse the 'Printers' share, I get errors on the
> samba server (signal 11 in smbd), and can no longer access the server
> without restarting samba -- "Remote Procedure call failed."
> I can post the logs if need be, as well as the printer config, just
> wondering if anyone has any ideas beforehand. I did a quick check through
> the archives, but couldn't find anything.
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