[Samba] Samba printing fails for Windows clients, was working, now fails...

Dennis B. Hopp dhopp at coreps.com
Wed Dec 21 12:48:31 GMT 2005

activity superstore wrote:

>Hi all
>The printing via Samba+Cups has stopped working. I'm
>using Mandrake 10.0 Official as a Samba server for
>file sharing and printing on a Windows network.
>Printing from a WindowsXP client to the Samba server
>now fails and I don't know why it has suddenly
>stopped, it used to work. File sharing still works
>There are on no errors logged on the Linux Samba box,
>the Windows application you try to print from just
>says "not responding". I have used Knoppix as a client
>and the printing works from Samba, so it is just a
>Windows client to Linux Samba issue, but I can't
>figure it out.
>Any ideas?
>Samba version samba-server-3.0.2a-3mdk
That's an old version of Samba.  I got to imagine Mandrake (or Mandriva 
or whatever they are called now) has released a newer package.  Can you 
try to upgrade?


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