[Samba] CUPS error with 3.0.11

David Landgren landgren at gmail.com
Fri Mar 18 09:22:16 GMT 2005

On Wed, 16 Mar 2005 08:57:32 EST, AndyLiebman at aol.com
<AndyLiebman at aol.com> wrote:
> I recently upgraded from Samba 3.0.2a to Samba  3.0.11. I didn't change
> anything in my smb.conf file.
> But Now, when a  user logs on to my Linux server and access a Samba share, in
> the log file for  that machine there is always a message repeated twice:
> [2005/03/16  05:40:23, 0] printing/print_cups.c:cups_cache_reload(85)
> Unable to connect to CUPS server localhost - Connection refused
> As far as  I can tell, I do NOT have any CUPS lines in my smb.conf file. I
> have CUPS  running as a service on my machine (which I should probably stop),
> but I don't  want to make any printers available to network users.
> Any clues as to  why this error message is appearing now, and it never
> appeared with Samba  3.0.2a?

Probably because configuration detected cups was installed on the
machine and thus compiled Samba to use it. You should rerun Configure
again with --disable-cups to stop that from occurring.


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