[Samba] Printers don't stick

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Sep 14 16:42:08 GMT 2005

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John Goerzen wrote:
| Hi,
| Having a weird problem here.
| We've got Sambe 3.0.14a and cups 1.1.23 on a Debian system.  I've run:
| cupsaddsmb -U RALPH\\jgoerzen -a -v
| Where RALPH is our PDC (and it also the machine I'm running this command
| on).  The entire command *appears* to work, but:
|  * None of the tdb files in /var/lib/samba, including ntforms.tdb,
|    ntprinters.tdb, etc. have their date stamp updated.  (They all still
|    show last month, which is when we upgraded to Samba 3).
|  * Whenever we have had to shut down (cleanly) the server and reboot,
|    on reboot, Samba has completely forgotten about all of our printers.
|    I usually have to send SIGHUP to Samba and then rerun cupsaddsmb,
|    which normally takes care of things until the next reboot.
| Any idea what might be going on here?

Yeah.  Potentially there's a missing mmap() related
call in the tdb code.  I'll try to follow up on it tomorrow.
I'm tied up in other things right now.

We might do a 3.0.20a release next week to rollup the
current patch set from http://www.samba.org/samba/patches/

cheers, jerry
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