[Samba] SOLVED Samba 3.0.0,
CUPS support - "Unable to open printcap file cups for read!"
kpfeifle at danka.de
Wed Dec 10 00:31:38 GMT 2003
Fran Fabrizio wrote:
>>I have set "Printcap /dev/null" in cupsd.conf and re-started cupsd first
>>then smbd. Guess what? "smbclient -L localhost" still lists all my
>>printers! And I can still print from my Windows apps. (I can't print
>>anymore from OpenOffice, since that one *does* look for a printcap....)
> In desperation I tried "printcap = /etc/printcap" even though the HOWTO
> recommended "printcap = cups" and Kurt's advice above is that you could
> even redirect to /dev/null. Guess what, it worked. At least on my
> install, it seems to require that you do have a real, live printcap even
> for CUPS printing support. I then added another printer via the redhat
> printer config tool, which added it to CUPS. I restarted smb and the
> new printer showed up on my Windows clients. So, the residual question
> is why does it require a real printcap file even under CUPS support?
I think you should submit a bug report to http://bugzilla.samba.org/
> The docs don't seem to feel that it should.
> Now I need to solve the "You do not have sufficient access to your
> computer to connect to this printer" problem from the Windows clients.
> Thanks for the help,
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