[Samba] Printing troubles

Van Sickler, Jim vansickj-eodc at Kaman.com
Mon Apr 29 08:13:03 GMT 2002

Do you also have LPRng installed on this box?  Did you have to
reinstall it?  If so, look to see if the links between
lpr, lpd, lpc, lprm, etc. in the LPRng install dir
(/usr/local/bin, /usr/local/sbin on my OBSD box) and
/usr/bin, /usr/sbin.  If they weren't, I think you get
similar problems.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Damian Gerow [mailto:damian at sentex.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 24, 2002 2:20 PM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] Printing troubles
> 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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