[Samba] Novice question - How to completely disable printing and /etc/printcap errors ?

Josh Kelley joshkel at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 22:36:52 GMT 2006

On 1/26/06, Elizabeth Schwartz <betsy.schwartz at gmail.com> wrote:
> I got rid of the "Unable to connect to CUPS Server" errors by adding to
> smb.conf the line
>    printing=bsd
> but I am still getting
>  smbd[4809]: [ID 702911 daemon.error]   Unable to open printcap file
> /etc/printcap for read!
> Is there a way to get rid of this error short of recompiling?  (it is nice
> to be using the

The following (or something like it) was suggested earlier on the list
by Jerry Carter:
    load printers = no
    printing = bsd
    printcap name = /dev/null
    disable spoolss = yes

Josh Kelley

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