[Samba] ACT Printing problems

Mike Black mblack at csihq.com
Wed Feb 20 08:56:02 GMT 2002

My Act! from W2k is printing OK now.  I'm honestly not too sure what fixed
I'm runing samba-2.2.3a now.

Michael D. Black   Principal Engineer
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Gerald Carter" <jerry at samba.org>
To: "Ed Wilson" <ed at logik.com.au>
Cc: <mblack at csihq.com>; <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2002 10:19 AM
Subject: Re: [Samba] ACT Printing problems

On Wed, 20 Feb 2002, Ed Wilson wrote:

> Michael,
> I saw your post regarding printing problems with ACT, Windows 2000 and
> Samba. Did you manage to fix it? I am having exactly the same problem and
> receiving the same errors in my log file. I am trying to print to a
> Laserjet 5MP printer via samba.
> What I think is happening is ACT is trying to use the older LANMAN
> subsystem and not RPC. As you mentioned, I too only have this problem on
> one of my Windows 2000 machines, the others work fine. Interestingly
> though, the problematic 2k box will refuse to use Lanman type printing (I
> get the error, unable to connect message) and thus have to use RPC, which
> doesn't seem work with ACT. I have tried using the disable spoolss
> My logs:
> [2002/02/20 12:27:08, 0]
> rpc_server/srv_spoolss.c:api_spoolss_open_printer_ex(42)
>    spoolss_io_q_open_printer_ex: unable to unmarshall
> [2002/02/20 12:27:08, 0] rpc_server/srv_pipe.c:api_rpcTNP(1200)
>    api_rpcTNP: api_spoolss_rpc: SPOOLSS_OPENPRINTEREX failed.
> [2002/02/20 12:27:37, 0] lib/util_sock.c:read_data(436)
>    read_data: read failure for 4. Error = Connection reset by peer

I need the full level 10 debug log currounding this error, plus other
details such as client OS + SP, driver (you already said),
PCL[5,5e,6,etc...] or PS, etc...

cheers, jerry
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