[Samba] Add Printer Wizard Plus CUPS
kpfeifle at danka.de
Thu Dec 11 00:52:34 GMT 2003
> [Samba] Add Printer Wizard Plus CUPS
> Jeffrey M. Hardy hardyjm at potsdam.edu
> Wed Dec 10 22:28:12 GMT 2003
> I'm having some problems with our Samba Add-Printer-Wizard setup and
> CUPS. Everything is working fine (drivers upload, download, configured)
> except for one thing. Both my addprinter and deleteprinter scripts are
> forced to restart Samba in order to successfully complete their
> respective adding and deleting. Because of this, sometimes Samba will
> not come back up correctly.
> I read that normally Samba will re-read smb.conf and pick up any printer
> entries and complete the process. However, when dealing with CUPS as
> the printing subsystem, the printers are stored separately in (usually)
> /etc/cups/printers.conf. If I do not restart Samba during this process,
> the client receives an "Access denied" error message. Is there a way to
> get Samba to read the CUPS printers conf info without restarting Samba?
Dunno if that is good enough for you:
"kill -HUP `pidof smbd`"
Or submit a bug report to http://bugzilla.samba.org/.
Or wait till it's fixed.
I agree it is a bug.
BTW -- I've written a very rough "add printer script" also.
Do you mind sending yours to me in exchange of mine?
(I didn't dare to publish mine yet, since I am a terribly
new into shell scripting....)
> Thank you.
> CUPS 1.1.19
> Samba 3.0
> Red Hat 8.0
> Jeff Hardy
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