[Samba] Problem printing from win98SE client
mark at mebrosius.com
Fri Jun 14 06:49:53 GMT 2002
I am trying to print to my HP 722c printer from a Windows 98SE client. My
Samba server is a Mandrake 8.2 running version 2.2.3a. I can print from
the linux computer but not from Windows. I am able to save files to the
shared directory so I know that the networking is okay.
I can open the Printer folder from Windows and I see the Samba printer
there. I double click on the printer to bring up the queue then I try to
print a test page. I notice that the file does not appear in the queue.
I have tried changing my path from /var/spool/samba to /tmp but that
didn't seem to work so I changed it back.
I install the printer drivers from the Windows computer and not from the
Samba computer. If I run smbclient //mark/printer -U[username]%[password]
I can get connected so I think the share is set up correctly.
The only other thing I noticed is that when I log in with the Windows
computer and I try to connect to either the shared printer or to the
shared directory it takes several seconds to display. Could this be part
of my problem or is it a seperate issue?
Any help you could provide would be greatly appreciated. Here is my
smb.conf file. Thanks.
# Samba config file created using SWAT
# from localhost.localdomain (127.0.0.1)
# Date: 2002/06/13 18:44:46
# Global parameters
workgroup = K9PC
netbios name = MARK
server string = Samba Server %v
encrypt passwords = Yes
log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
max log size = 50
socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
printcap name = lpstat
dns proxy = No
wins support = Yes
printing = cups
disable spoolss = yes
comment = All Printers
path = /var/spool/samba
create mask = 0700
guest ok = Yes
printable = Yes
print command = lpr-cups -P %p -o raw %s -r # using client side printer drivers.
browseable = No
lpq command = lpstat -o %p
lprm command = cancel %p-%j
path = /home/elaine
read only = No
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