[Samba] weird loop selecting print driver from w2k client w/ samba 2.2.5 w/ patches

daniel.jarboe at custserv.com daniel.jarboe at custserv.com
Thu Aug 29 04:30:01 GMT 2002

Thanks for the tip, I will look into that.  The thing that made me 
wonder was that it worked fine with w2k print server :\.  I will talk to 
our print guy though.

~ Daniel

mz at seh.de wrote:

>On Thursday 29 August 2002 14:19, daniel.jarboe at custserv.com wrote:
>>After uploading the print drivers from w2k and pressing OK or Apply...
>>or selecting this printer from the uploaded drivers and pressing OK and
>>Apply, the printer properties window hourglasses and my machine logs
>>fill up with the messages below.  The general idea is, it opens the 15
>>files that were uploaded for the drivers.  Then reopens and closes each
>>one, then closes them all.  This process is repeated over and over again
>>while windows print properties shows the hourglass.  I've been able to
>>upload and use generic windows drivers for other printers just fine, but
>>when I did this one "from disk" using the manufacturer's OEMSETUP.INF
>>for this printer (no generic windows driver available), I get this
>>problem when I press the final OK or Apply.
>>Trying a test print fails with the error message: " "Test page failed to
>>print.  Would you like to view the print trouble shooter for assitance?
>> Operation could not be completed."  First I thought something funky
>>with winbind was going on because sometimes in the machine log I saw
>>jarboed, and other times my_dom+jarboed, but turned out open reports it
>>just as jarboed and close as my_dom+jarboed.  Any ideas out there?
>>[2002/08/28 11:45:38, 2] smbd/open.c:open_file(233)
>>  jarboed opened file W32X86/2/KcNtKrnl.dll read=Yes write=No (numopen=1)
>>This worked fine with w2k print server, and the drivers appeared to
>>upload fine:
>>$ ls /usr/local/samba/printers/W32X86/2
>>KC3D0213.DAT  KCMV3D.INI    KcNtUI.dll   KCPDLXL.DLL   KcRes.dll
>>KcFSMain.dll  KcNtCore.dll  KCPDL5E.DLL  KcProEpi.dll  KMAGFA1.FDF
>>KcMV3Da.dll   KcNtKrnl.dll  KCPDLPS.DLL  KcRdrGdi.dll  KMKM5530.MDX
>>What level of logs would be helpful in better diagnosing the problem?
>>RH 7.2 (LPRng), winbind, NT PDC, NT WINS server, samba 2.2.5-1 with the
>>following patches from
>> Makefile.in.patch       26-Jul-2002 08:18     1k
>> ldap_start_tls.patch    24-Jun-2002 16:11     1k
>> samba-2.2.5-printing..> 27-Aug-2002 21:17    30k
>>Thank you,
>>~ Daniel
>Sorry, i got no solution, but would like to know,  what printer and driver you 
>are using?
>I found some of the driver names on an Olivetti page, but the list looks to me 
>like Kyocera KX drivers.
>I had similar reproducable problems with KX drivers running mad. I daresay, 
>they are definitly buggy. Still in the case that my guess was right, i would 
>suggest to try out the classical drivers from Kyocera. These seem to cause no 
>problems with Samba.

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