[Samba] incomprehesible quirk
Joel at HammersHome.com
Wed Dec 11 00:52:01 GMT 2002
You could just kill sighup smbdprocessid
On linux it is kill -1.
You might post your smb.conf.
Have you run testparm?
On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 06:45:44PM -0500, pippo at bellnet.ca wrote:
> I am really quite puzzled as to why I have to edit smb.conf every time I
> want to print to the FreeBSD machine from Win2K. (Running FBSD 4.7, samba
> 2.2.7 and cups 188.8.131.52_4.
> When I log onto FBSD with username, password, I see the folders for the
> printers, home, tmp, etc. but no printer. (Only 1 installed - Epson Stylus
> Color 900).
> I can access the shares on FBSD from Win2k, but there is no printer.
> If I edit smb.conf, with insignificant changes not affecting the printer
> sections (Printers and Print$) the printer appears.
> As a side note, I think that the Printer$ section may not be needed if I do
> not install any Windows or other special drivers - frankly, I don't know
> why it is even there :((
> It appears that editing smb.conf forces the smbd program to reread the
> smb.conf file. But why would it not have read it correctly in the first place?
> Anyone out there understand this?
> thanks in advance
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