[Samba] Difficulty with Samba 2.2.8 and native CUPS PS drivers

David F. Severski davidski-samba at deadheaven.com
Sat Mar 29 18:11:19 GMT 2003

I've recently attempted to convert from the Adobe PostScript drivers for my 
Canon BJC=2110 printer over to the native CUPS Windows PS drivers and can't 
quite get things to work correctly.  After deleting the printer on my 
WinXP SP1 clients, verifying under "Server Properties" that the Adobe driver 
was removed, then reconnecting to my Samba printer, I connect fine but receive 
the error that the "printer drive is not installed on this computer" when 
attempting to go into properties or print to that device.

Checking out the C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\2 directory shows 
the following files:

Going into the registy, at HKLM\System\ControlSet001\Control\Print\
Environments\Windows NT x85\Drivers\Version-2\Canon_BJC I do have entries 
to the various CUPS driver files.  I'm not familiar with what all the values 
at this location should be set, but I don't see anything obviously broken.

Printing directly from the CUPS server via lp commands works fine.  

I'd appreciate any pointers to corect this problem.  Thanks!  

Below is my smbd.conf file for reference:

log level = 1 
oplocks = yes
level2 oplocks = yes

workgroup = DEADHEAVEN

server string = Geoff - The Deadheaven Domain Server
hosts allow = 192.168.0.

printer admin = davidski cnilan
load printers = yes
printcap name = cups
printing = cups
log file = /var/log/log.%m
max log size = 500

security = user
encrypt passwords = yes
lanman auth = no
socket options = TCP_NODELAY 
interfaces =

domain master = yes 
domain admin group = root davidski
preferred master = yes
domain logons = yes

logon script = startup.bat
logon path = \\%N\profiles\%U
wins support = yes

dns proxy = no 

    comment = Home Directories
    browseable = no
    writeable = yes

    comment = Network Logon Service
    path = /usr/local/samba/lib/netlogon
    guest ok = yes
    writeable = no
    ;share modes = no

    path = /usr/local/samba/profiles
    browseable = no
    writeable = yes
    guest ok = no
    create mask = 0700
    directory mask = 0700
    nt acl support = no
    share modes = no
    csc policy = disable

comment = All Printers
path = /var/spool/samba
browseable = no
use client driver = no
public = yes
guest ok = yes
writeable = no
printable = yes
printer admin = davidski

   comment = Temporary file space
   path = /usr/local/samba/tmp
   read only = no
   writeable = yes
   public = yes
   browsable = yes

   comment = MP3 Share
   path = /usr/home/davidski/mp3
   public = yes
   writeable = yes
   printable = no
   write list = davidski

comment = Printer Drivers
path = /usr/local/samba/printers
guest ok = no
browseable = yes
read only = yes
write list = root davidski

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