[Samba] Printer error: The data area passed to a system call is
too small. ???
jerry at samba.org
Mon Aug 26 07:57:00 GMT 2002
On Mon, 26 Aug 2002, Dennis wrote:
> Sol 2.8, Samba 2.2.5
> I have an hp1220c printer setup on port 2 of a 3 port hp 500x print
> server. There is also a hp6mp printer on port 1. I've added the hp6mp
> printer to my client without problems. But when I attempt to add the
> hp1220c I get a "could not connect to the printer" error message. If I
> right click on the printer when browsing with "Add Printer Wizard" a
> message is displayed on the status bar that states "Printer error: The
> data area passed to a system call is too small.". Can anyone help with
> this problem?
Try initiailizing the driver as covered in the Printing chapter of the
Samab HOWTO pdf file. Also, you might need to clear out the cache
devmodes from the HKCU\Printers\Connections key in the registry on the
Make sure you stop and restart the spooler service as well.
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