[Samba] CUPS printing on Fedora with 3.0.2 RPMs
jed303z at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 11 06:25:39 GMT 2004
I used the same RPMs, and had the same error initially. If you change your
printcap name = /etc/printcap
I think you will find that error go away.
>From: Bryan White <bryan at arcamax.com>
>To: samba at lists.samba.org
>Subject: [Samba] CUPS printing on Fedora with 3.0.2 RPMs
>Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 08:58:34 -0500
>I have upgraded my Fedora Core 1 file server from the distribution supplied
>3.0.0 RPMS to the Fedora/Samba 3.0.2 RPMS I found on the Samba Web Site.
>After doing this, printers are not be recognized or shared.
>When I restarted the server this message showed up in
>[2004/02/09 18:00:04, 0] printing/pcap.c:pcap_printer_fn(361)
> Unable to open printcap file cups for read!
>My /etc/samba/smb.conf file has this in the [global] section:
> printing = cups
> printcap name = cups
> load printers = yes
>And it has this for a [printers] section:
> path = /var/spool/samba
> guest ok = yes
> printable = yes
> use client driver = yes
>My /etc/printcap file is mode 644 and contains:
># This file was automatically generated by cupsd(8) from the
># /etc/cups/printers.conf file. All changes to this file
># will be lost.
>lpcube1|Cubeland community printer:rm=fs.arcamax.com:rp=lpcube1:
>This was all working before the upgrade.
>Bryan White, ArcaMax Inc.
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