[Samba] Clients can find printer when
stevecoh1 at comcast.net
Sun Jun 6 15:35:47 GMT 2004
On Sunday 06 June 2004 10:14 am, you wrote:
> so - making the printer local has let you move a little further? IUf
> anyone on the list can explain the error messages when connecting to a
> printer via network - that woul dbe most appreciated.
> this sounds like what I had - just checking here - you are able to browse
> to a share without any problem - no connection dialoges? nothing out of the
> ordinary, you can just go start->run->\\server\share and all works
> here is a copy of a printer config from my smb.conf:
> printer = bdc_toshiba550
> printing = cups
> comment = toshiba_550 - BDC
> path = /var/spool/samba
> browseable = yes
> guest ok = yes
> writable = no
> printable = yes
> print command = lpr.cups -P %p -o raw %s;rm %s
> lpq command = lpstat.cups -o %p
> lprm command = cancel.cups %p-%j
Hmm. Do I need these print command, lpq command, lprm command params defined?
> >> >[Epson]
> >> > path = /var/spool/samba
> >> > read only = No
> >> > hosts allow = 192.168.123
> >> > printable = Yes
> >> > printer name = Epson
> >> > oplocks = No
> I notice that you dont define your printer ...
Not sure what you mean here. Isn't the above defining the printer. Oh, one
more thing, one of the diagnostic programs indicated a conflict with "oplocks
= No". I've removed that, with no effect.
> I have never actually
> printed to a printer connected directly to a SAMBA box, only through LPD/IP
> using cups...
> can you send a test page VIA the cups interface?
Yes. That works, if you mean from the Linux box, not from Samba.
> >I do notice that my log.nmbd file contains these messages:
> >[2004/06/05 23:05:26, 0]
> > find_domain_master_name_query_fail:
> > Unable to find the Domain Master Browser name DARROW335 for the
> >workgroup DARROW335.
> > Unable to sync browse lists in this workgroup.
> >I get these messages whether the Linux box is or is not the Domain Master
> >Browser. And I find no configurability of Domain Master Browser at all on
> >the XP side.
Thanks for all your help.
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