[Samba] Postscript printer PS-Logfile

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Sat Jan 18 01:08:52 GMT 2003

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On Wed, 15 Jan 2003, Andre Dieball wrote:

> Hello
> I have the following strage problem here.
> I have the following smb.conf:
> ---cut---
> the following happens "sometimes", which means approximately 3 - 5 times
> a day:
> A user prints over the printer pdf, but the saved postscript file is not
> actually a postscript, it's a text-file with the content of the machines
> logfile from /var/log/samba/$m. So it seams, that samba takes the wrong
> input to write the file ...... ?!?!?!?!
> Of course, after that, ps2pdf can't create the propper pdf and the
> client get's an empty pdf (323 bytes).
> When I restart the samba deamons (/etc/init.d/samba/restart) everything
> works fine again until the next time ......
> Everything else works, so the customer can look into the /shr share or
> what ever .....
> Clients are W2k and WinXP Pro

What server OS?  Can you reproduce this with Samba 2.2.7a?

cheers, jerry
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