[Samba] Re: printing dead

Jeff Umbach jeff at theserverpos.com
Thu Apr 8 19:23:57 GMT 2004

What OS are your clients running?  Running RedHat ES 3 with Samba 3.0.2-6.EL
I've been having printing issues with my Win98 clients that do not affect my
WinXP clients.  RedHat has been working on my problem ticket for a month

"Simon Leung" <skmleung at hkucc.hku.hk> wrote in message
news:002c01c41d0f$180df7a0$90680893 at cite.hku.hk...
> Dear All,
> I am running Samba3.0.2a Domain. For some unknown reason, the printing ( 3
> laserjets running) were mal-function and no-one included the admin account
> couldn't send out the print job. While I went through the log, I have
> the following:
> (FYI: I am running lprng for the printing)
> Apr  7 23:00:15 samba3 smbd[12330]: [2004/04/07 23:00:15, 0]
> tdb/tdbutil.c:tdb_log(724)
> Apr  7 23:00:15 samba3 smbd[12330]:
> tdb(/usr/local/samba/var/locks/printing/my-printer.tdb): tdb_oob len
> 16909640 beyond eof at 40960
> Then I renamed those problem .tdb files and restart samba daemon, they
> to work. BUT.......but they died again when I came back to office this
> morning.
> I have double checked that I can print directly through the Redhat desktop
> but no luck through the samba. Also, I've checked the smb.conf and no
> modification since last week.
> So where should I lookup on my system to troubleshoot this?
> Many THX
> Simon
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