[Samba] some simple samba problems
christopher j bottaro
cjb at cs.utexas.edu
Thu May 15 19:52:38 GMT 2003
> There is a path parameter in your share definition. That is where the print
> job is sent from the client.
> You could make:
> printing command = echo "tried to print %s" > /tmp/signal
> And see what is in signal.
> %s will not show the whole path name, just the print job name, since
> the path name in the share is assumed.
ok, when i try to print a windows test page, sometimes (not all the time) the
printer makes noise, but nothing comes out, and something is made in
/var/spool/cups, but not in /var/spool/samba. if the printer doesn't makes
noise and is silent, something is still made in /var/spool/cups, but not
> If you are using cups, why not tell samba about it?
> In smb.conf, try
> printing = cups
> printcap name = cups
> load printers = yes
my "printing" is already set to cups, but i changed "printcap name" like you
said, but no good results...=/
> with problem 1 you might like to try making writeable = yes and perhaps
> if you're not concerned about security put public = yes as well.... the
> other too i've no idea sorry. only the first one as i've just tried to do
> it as well.. ;)
i tried making it writeable, but it didn't do anything...=/
thanks again for the help,
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