[Samba] Samba 2.2.5 printing problems

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Jun 25 18:10:03 GMT 2002

I'm working on this.  Look for a posted patch to 
the ftp server in a few days.

cheers, jerry

On Mon, 24 Jun 2002, Glen Gibb wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm having problems getting SPOOLSS support working correctly. (Samba
> 2.2.5 on FreeBSD 4.5.)
> Often when viewing settings on the shared printers,
> I get a wonderful 'illegal operation' error in either explorer.exe or
> spoolsvs.exe (many things seem to trigger this error - especially
> attempting to select additional drivers).
> Secondly, when things don't crash, I am able to configure settings on a
> printer (such as settings additional paper trays, duplexing etc), and
> those settings are remembererd. However, when I go to print from an
> application, the settings are not used (no additional paper trays or the
> duplexing unit are available).
> The old printing method was working fine under previous versions of Samba.
> I have followed the instructions in the how to (don't think I've missed
> any thing out).
> If people want to see my smb.conf, let me know and I'll post it.
> Any help greatly appreciated,
> Glen Gibb
> Ridley College

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