[Samba] Printer pooling with samba / CUPS pool 2 printers with one logical "queue"
bryan2424 at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 7 10:52:12 GMT 2002
Joel, thanks for posting. I will have to work on
figuring that portion out. The crappy thing is, if I
get a CUPS documentation book, it'll tell me how to
make stuff work in CUPS. the problem is, getting Samba
to interact with that part of CUPS. And there seems to
be no documentation on how to print pool with
--- Joel Barnett <joel at allegro-music.com> wrote:
> From: Bryan Fetzer <bryan2424 at yahoo.com>
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] Printer pooling with samba
> / CUPS pool 2 printers with one logical "queue"
> Date sent: Thu, 7 Feb 2002 07:59:36 -0800
> > I have one printer queue that needs to be "pooled"
> > in , I have 2 physical hp 4100 series printers
> > need to share the load.
> > I have read the docs and realize this can't be
> done in
> > Samba, but I am pretty sure it can be done in
> > How do I do it though. CUPS documentation seems
> > sketchy as to how I need to go about doing this.
> > anyone point me in the right direction, I am
> > sure this should be a simple fix.
> > example for one printer the printer port is as
> > follows:
> > DeviceURI socket://192.168.5.13:9100
> > would I simply add another deviceURI socket
> I believe you would setup your second printer and
> then create
> a class that has the 2 printers as members. You then
> print to
> the class and cups sends the job to the first
> My problem is I haven't figured out how to make
> Samba "see"
> the class as a printer.
> Joel Barnett
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