[Samba] printer status w2K / cups

Sorisio,Chris ChrisSorisio at PeakTechnical.com
Mon Aug 5 09:55:03 GMT 2002

If you're running under Gentoo, there have been issues getting CUPS 1.1.15
to work properly.  Can you print from the Samba server directly without

The next thing I would check is to make sure that you have 'printcap name =
cups' in your smb.conf in addition to 'printing = cups'.

-----Original Message-----
From: Gerald (Jerry) Carter [mailto:jerry at samba.org]
Sent: Monday, August 05, 2002 12:49 PM
To: Tony McGrew
Cc: samba list
Subject: Re: [Samba] printer status w2K / cups

On Wed, 31 Jul 2002, Tony McGrew wrote:

> Version info Samba 2.2.5 Cups 1.1.15

Did ./configure find the cups libraries when you compiled Samba?

> I have cups running and am printing out to the minolta 350 fine(network)
> from the w2k boxes.  The (hopefully last) problem is on my windows boxes
> no print status comes back in the printer window.  I do not see a list
> of print jobs anywhere or what the job status is.  This is the first
> time I have really tried to get printing to work with samba.  All my
> file serving is flawless.  I looked through the mail list and haven't
> been able to find a solution.  Any ideas?
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