[Samba] Printer Problem

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Mar 3 15:51:41 GMT 2004

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On Tue, 2 Mar 2004, Mike Samba wrote:

> I have been using Samba as a print server successfully for quite some 
> time.  I have one issue that I can't seem to solve.  We use a crappy 
> piece of accounting software that requires the printer be set up with 
> spool settings as:
>    Start printing after last page is spooled.
> If start printing immediately is set, the checks do not print correctly.
> On a Windows computer, if I go to \\printerserver and then go inside the
> printers folder, I can set the driver and default settings for the
> printer.  I can not get the "Start printing after last page is spooled"  
> setting to stick.  When I select it, close the dialog and then check the
> settings again, they go back to the default.  Is there a way to
> accomplish this?  I have tried this on just about every version of Samba
> 3.x up the the latest pre release.

This setings don't really mean anything on a Samba server from what I 
know.  That have to do with communication to the port.  What you might 
have to do is to map a local lpt1: port and install a local printer
(net use lpt1: \\server\printer).

cheers, jerry
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