[Samba] printing from xp

Hidong Kim hkim at decode.com
Thu May 6 20:35:55 GMT 2004

Thanks, Tim!

It's working now according to your procedure.  Thanks,


Tim Booher wrote:
> Hidong,
> Hi. Install the printer locally. Then set up a new local port in the form:
> \\myserver\myprinter Make sure the myprinter you are sharing is not set up
> with a driver. For example type redhat-config-printer, select a name
> 'myprinter' then select a port, but for the driver select "Raw Queue".
> Enjoy,
> tim
> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba-bounces+samba=theboohers.org at lists.samba.org
> [mailto:samba-bounces+samba=theboohers.org at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of
> Hidong Kim
> Sent: Wednesday, May 05, 2004 7:39 PM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] printing from xp
> Hi,
> I've installed Samba 2.2.7a on a Red Hat 9 machine.  This machine is 
> also running VMware with Windows XP as the guest OS.  The XP virtual 
> machine can access the Linux host's shared directories, but not the 
> printer.  The printer is an Epson Stylus Color 860.  It works fine in 
> the Linux host.  In the XP guest, I can see the printer in the add 
> printer configuration wizard.  But when I try to install the printer on 
> the XP guest, it says that access to the printer is denied.  The printer 
> portion of my smb.conf is:
> [printers]
>          comment = All Printers
>          path = /var/spool/samba
>          guest ok = Yes
>          printable = Yes
>          browseable = no
> What else do I need to check?  Thanks,
> Hidong

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