[Samba] Samba 3RC2 printer problem with windows machines

antonio anto.montagnani at virgilio.it
Tue Sep 2 20:16:36 GMT 2003

I am not an experienced Samba user, I apologize for that
I upgraded to Samba 3.0RC2 (my system is RedHat 9.0, fully upgraded).

I used to print from my Windows machines to my Epson printer connected 
to my Linux box with previous version of Samba: I didn't change any 
setting on my Windows machine.

Network printer port is //PC233/epson on my Win machines, driver of 
printer is installed and working properly.
When I try to print, my Linux server works for a while (red light 
flashing), but I don't get any output: what I find funny, is that if i 
re-connect the printer locally to my Win machine I get a "local" queue 
with jobs sent through the network, that makes me crazy.
Herebelow you will find my samba.conf file.Any clue???

Tnx for help


samba.conf file


    log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
    printer = printer
    load printers = yes
    smb passwd file = /etc/samba/smbpasswd
    passwd chat = *New*password* %n\n *Retype*new*password* %n\n 
    obey pam restrictions = yes
    socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
    null passwords = yes
    encrypt passwords = yes
    passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
    dns proxy = no
    server string = Samba Server
    printing = cups
    unix password sync = yes
    workgroup = Workgroup
    os level = 20
    comment = Epson C70 su Linux
    printcap name = /etc/printcap
    security = user
    max log size = 0
    pam password change = yes

   comment = Home Directories
   browseable = no
   writable = yes
   valid users = %S
   create mode = 0664
   directory mode = 0775

    guest ok = yes
    printer = epson
    comment = All Printers
    printable = yes
    path = /var/spool/samba

    writeable = yes
    public = yes
    path = /home/scambio


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