[Samba] trouble printing from Win9x clients

Paul Griffith paulg at cs.yorku.ca
Wed Nov 30 17:01:13 GMT 2005

Here is a long shot in the dark...

Are you printers configured to print to spooler first then print ?

What does your print command look like?


On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 02:11:03PM -0800, Patrick Carney wrote:
> Hi,
> We are on an Windows based LAN using Samba file and print servers. Our print
> server is CUPS. What is happening is that the workstations running Win98se
> get locked up when trying to print to networked printers. Whenever this
> happens, From my XP client, I can open up the networked printer and see like
> 600 - 1000 past  printjobs with pcguest as the user. I have to delete all of
> these jobs from my XP client and then go back and to the 98se workstation
> and the user can print fine. Has anyone heard of this before?
> thanks
> Patrick
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