[Samba] Printing irritation

Van Sickler, Jim vansickj-eodc at Kaman.com
Wed Jan 29 17:30:24 GMT 2003

What does the Print Command entry look like in
your smb.conf?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon Chappell [mailto:s.chappell at isnsuk.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 29, 2003 6:39 AM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] Printing irritation
> I have a few smb servers running cups or lpr. the problem i 
> have is that
> some sites are turing over many print jobs and eventually printing
> stops. I find that the /var partition is full and on investigation
> /var/spool/samba is full of smbprn.blah.blah files. when i dlete the
> files printing is again fine and i have loads of space on the var
> partition (1-2gig normally). On some servers i have put a line in
> crontab to remove these files at 11pm every night which seems 
> to work ok
> but I am not sure it is not just a bodge to get round a problem.
> Any ideas would be greatly received.
> I have trawled google and mailing lists and it looks like i 
> have created
> a new problem!
> Simon
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