[Samba] Re: Printing Problems (Updated)

Robert Robertedstrom at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 23 17:29:38 GMT 2003

This also happens when I use the HP Laserjet 1000 driver.  It is a samba
issue or a driver issue?  Is there a compatability issue with samba print
servers and drivers?


"Robert" <Robertedstrom at yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:bn6ers$quk$1 at sea.gmane.org...
> I have been struggling with samba and printing.  My original post is at
> http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/msg72613.html.  I since then, I built
> 2nd box, but this time it is a samba 3.0.0 box.  The same thing happens on
> the 3.0.0 box.
> The update is that this occurs on the lexmark printer using the Lexmark
> Z22/32 drivers.  If I use a HP driver or a different driver, the job goes
> the queue, but prints garbage.  This is expected though.  Is there a
> why the job does not spool with the lexmark driver?  I deteted all the tdb
> file except the secrets.tdb and restarted the server.  On a few occasions,
> got the printer to print with the lexmark driver, but most of the time it
> failed.  I downloaded the driver from lexmark's site.
> Printing a test page gives "Test page failed to print.  Would you like to
> view the print troubleshooter for assistance?  Unable to create a print
> job."  I have disabled bidirectional support on the printer but it still
> does not spool.  Copying a file directly to the printer share works.
> Am I missing something?  What can I do to get it working.  The printer
> with the driver once, but I can't seem to get it to work again.
> Please help!
> Bob.
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