[Samba] Managing printers via Windows interface

Joel Barnett joel at allegro-music.com
Mon Feb 4 17:45:05 GMT 2002

Running Mandrake 8.1 + Samba 2.2.1a + Cups 1.1.10

Samba is configured for cups printing using client side 
drivers. I want to be able to pause and resume printing via 
the Windows printer windows, (Printer->Pause printing). I 
added the queuepause and queueresume parameters to smb.conf 
and I can pause printing, but I can't resume printing. When I 
pause printing, the check mark doesn't appear next to "Pause 
printing" - even though the printer is indeed paused.

Any ideas what I'm doing wrong ? Relevant bits of smb.conf 

from [printers]
print command = lpr-cups -P %p -o raw %s -r
lpq command = lpstat -o %p
lprm command = cancel %p-%j
queuepause command = /usr/bin/disable %p
queueresume command = /usr/bin/enable %p

Joel Barnett
Systems Administrator
Allegro Corporation
503-257-8480 x2059

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