[Samba] Problems with printers

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Dec 22 21:54:51 GMT 2003

On Mon, 22 Dec 2003, William Enestvedt wrote:

> John Terpstra wrote:
> >
> > ...or else just use "printing = bsd"
> > or "printing = "sysv", depending on which commands you want to use.
> >
> > If you use "printing = sysv", then set "printcap = lpstat -t".
> >
> > Note: Only use "printing = sysv" if you have LPRng installed. This will
> > not work if your systems does not support the AT&T command tools (lp,
> > lpstat).
> >
>    So I'm running a job control application on top of Solaris. Am I better off using "printing = sysv" or "printing = bsd"? (The vendor actually suggested using Samba as my front end!)

Probably best to use sysv since that is the real native interface on
Solaris. You can use either, because Solaris's implementation works with
both sets of commands.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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