[Samba] PDF Print From Windows 98

Matthew Scarrow mscarrow at comit.ca
Thu Dec 2 14:33:39 GMT 2004

Thanks that's exactly it. It didn't even down on me when looking through
the huge amount of debug data :) Now that you said that I recall see the
username in all caps instead. To bad I gave up and installed PDFCreator
on the desktop for the people that needed it :)

On Wed, 2004-12-01 at 10:46, Jason Balicki wrote:
> Matthew Scarrow <> wrote:
> > I've got a pdf script on the server that converts postscript to pdf
> > files. The script works and prints but only when I'm using a windows
> > 2000 and up station. Try the same user on a windows 98 machine and it
> > doesn't work. I get a stopped with print status 249 in the cups log.
> > Even with logging set to 2 same there isn't much more info. Anyone
> > have this problem before. Thanks.
> I don't know if it's the same, but I had an issue a LONG time
> ago with a Win9x client and PDF printing.
> My script put the PDF files into /home/$user/PDF, but the 9x
> clients were reporting $user in all caps.  For example, the
> user "bob" became "BOB".  Since I only had one or two 9x
> clients at the time, I just made a symlink from BOB to bob,
> but I could have just as easily changed the script to
> convert the username to all lower case.
> I don't know if that's what you're facing, but maybe this
> bit of info will help you.
> HTH,
> --J(K)

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