[Samba] WinXP print problem
William R. Knox
wknox at mitre.org
Thu Jan 13 15:41:38 GMT 2005
I believe that should be 01777, should it not?
Lead Operating Systems Programmer/Analyst
The MITRE Corporation
On Thu, 13 Jan 2005, John H Terpstra wrote:
> Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2005 08:35:14 -0700
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] WinXP print problem
> I am guessing from the information that you have provided that there may be a
> Samba spool directory permissions problem.
> What are the permissions on /var/spool/samba? They should be set to:
> drwxrwxrwt which is achieved by:
> chmod 02777 /var/spool/samba
> - John T.
> On Thursday 13 January 2005 02:32, Jean Lee wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I am using samba to acces a printer on my Linux server from Windows XP
> > Home SP2 clients.
> > It was working very well until yesterday evening. Since yesterday, I can
> > print from the server (with cups) but I can't print from the Windows
> > clients.
> > And all the shared folders are still OK. There is only printing from
> > Windows clients which doesn't work.
> > We changed nothing on the server neither on the client side.
> > When I try to print a test page from Windows, I get the following error:
> > Unable to create a print task
> > I tried the following things :
> > Uninstall then reinstall printer from the windows client
> > Uninstall then reinstall printer from the server
> > reboot the server
> > I always have the problem
> > Here is a part of my /etc/smb.conf
> > [printers]
> > comment = All Printers
> > valid users = user gp pm cm
> > path = /var/spool/samba
> > browseable = no
> > # Set public = yes to allow user 'guest account' to print
> > public = no
> > writable = no
> > printable = yes
> > I don't know where to search. I tried Ethereal but it is to complex for me.
> > Does anybody experienced this problem ? If no, where and what can I
> > start to search ?
> > THank you for any help,
> > Jean Lee
> John H Terpstra
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