[Samba] Finished print jobs are piling up on windows clients

samba at vaag.nu samba at vaag.nu
Tue Jan 11 16:28:53 GMT 2005

>>>> Printing from windows clients to Samba through cups works perfectly 
>>>> but
>>>> old (finished) print jobs are piling up in the print queue for the
>>>> printer on the client side.
>>>> I never had this problem with the clients when the server was running
>>>> RedHat 6.2 with Samba 2.2.8 and LPD. The server has
>>>> been replaced with a server running a RedHat Enterprise Linux rebuild
>>>> (TaoLinux). The Samba version is 3.0.9
>>> Known issue.  See:
>>> https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2220
>>> I'll try to finish it up this week.
>> Thanks, but is it really the same problem? I don't
>> have any visible jobs in cups, just samba. On the
>> other hand, rm -f /var/lock/samba/printing/?*.tdb
>> solves my problem too.
> I know there's an issue here.  Look for a patch by Monday.

Thanks! The directory I quoted is wrong btw, the files are in /var/cache 
not /var/lock


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