[Samba] "Ghost" print job.

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Tue Feb 12 18:15:09 GMT 2002

What command does samba execute to allow the win98 clients to see the queue?
Have you tried running that command on your server directly?
Which queue is the job in? Could there be a another queue involved?


On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 06:45:15PM +0000, Christer Backstrom wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm currentlly using samba-2.2.2 together with LPRng-3.7.4, and have a
> problem with a printjob that woun't go away. I use samba for a small
> file/printserver for 10 people using win98se clients, and it's been
> working very nicely. As I upgraded from samba-2.0.6, I sent out a
> testpage from one of the win98se clients to the two printers (hpljet 6L,
> Epson stylus photo 750) we have on the network, and had to cancel,
> because the lpd wasn't configured properly. I removed the jobs from the
> samba spooler /var/spool/samba , the lprng spooler /var/spool/lpd/[xxx]
> and restarted the daemons. lpd gave me "No jobs in queue", and when I
> connected from my Linux machine kups->smbprinter, it showed nothing in
> the queue. But, alas, when looking at the queue from any win98 client,
> there's this TestPage job first in the queue. And when I try to remove
> it (I am the owner), it gives an errormessage "You have no permission to
> modify this print job". I've searched through miles of text to no avail.
> The logs don't say anything. Any ideas what's wrong? Cheeres,

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