[Samba] Can't print, but can see printers

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Wed Jul 17 13:58:03 GMT 2002

Is the printer installed on the XP machine?
If so, a driver mismatch can cause this problem. 
I would start tracking this down by seeing if the job gets transferred
to the samba spool directory (That's the one in your share definition.)


On Wed, Jul 17, 2002 at 04:19:37PM -0400, Norman Walsh wrote:
> I'm running "Samba 2.2.3a-6 for Debian" and I've been largely
> successful setting it up. I have one curious problem remaining. My
> wife's Windows laptop (running XP Home), can see the printer on the
> server (it apparently succeeds in connecting to it and initializing
> its view of the queue), but it doesn't print. Jobs sent to it just
> vanish into the ether.
> I don't see anything in the logs...
> Suggestions?
>                                         Be seeing you,
>                                           norm
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