[Samba] Samba and Cups
sven_anderson at spray.se
Fri May 23 20:49:15 GMT 2003
Cups must be started before smbd or vise versa. Try both.
> ------- Ursprungligt meddelande -------
> Från: Kurt Pfeifle <kpfeifle at danka.de>
> Ämne: [Samba] Samba and Cups
> Datum: Fri, 23 May 2003 19:54:19 +0200
>Kevin Smith ksmith at perfht.com
>> Fri May 23 12:01:01 GMT 2003
>> Yes I see that, the CUPS printcap has just the printer sharename in it.
>> Now CUPS does work as far as printing test sheets from the Web Interface,
>> the issue seems to be why samba doesn't recognize it
>You need to restart Samba or at least do a
> "kill -HUP `pidof smbd`"
>to have newly installed CUPS (and other?) printers recognized by Samba.
>Note, that this is not the intended behaviour, but a bug in various recent
>2.2.x releases as well as the current 3.0alpha24.
>Intended behaviour is to have it available in "near-realtime".
>> and let me add the
>> printer to the clients. There is always a possibility that Im missing
>> In the Win9X clients, when I try to add a printer, it says the share isn't
>> there. Now I don't have a model printer share ([Epson] ect.) in the
>> smb.conf, but from all Vie read, I shouldn't need one, CUPS should take care
>> of all that.
>That's right. Re-start smbd or send all smbd processes a HUP and see
>if this works then.
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