[Samba] Problem with [print$]

Frank Fürst ffrank at rz.uni-potsdam.de
Sun Feb 10 07:05:22 GMT 2002

Gerald Carter <jerry at samba.org> schrieb:

> On 8 Feb 2002, Frank Fürst wrote:
> > Strangely, Samba still seems to remember that it once had these printer
> > drivers: When I install the printer on an NT client, it doesn't prompt
> > for drivers, and it doesnt download anything, just as if the server was
> > really an NT server who does the spooling and formatting. I even moved
> > the directory with the (not-working, partly installed) drivers from
> > /usr/local/lib/samba/printers to /usr/local/lib/samba/was_printers, and
> > I restarted Samba several times. In fact, I even rebooted the server:
> > Still the same behavior.
> remove the nt*.tdb files in $(lockdir).  This clear Samba's printing 
> memory :-)

Oh, thanks. That helped!

Hm, is this documented somewhere?

~$ find /usr/share/doc/samba-doc/ -type f | xargs zgrep -ils ntprinter

Of course, its in printing/nt_printing.c, but that's not what I mean
with documented - I can't read C.

Bye, Frank

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