[Samba] allocate_print_jobid: failed to allocate a print job for queue lbrmgt

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri May 5 13:07:13 GMT 2006

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Mineau, Kevin wrote:

>From time to time we get a call that printing stops working.
> I have found a post stating that it may be a file space 
> issue.  After checking, our file systems have plenty of extra
> space in them and have never filled up yet.
> Our current fix for this is to erase the print queue's tdb file.
>    tdbtool /var/locks/samba/printing/lbrmgt.tdb erase
> Q1. What sort of side affect are we introducing by erasing the print
> queue's tdb file?

Not much unless you have jobs that take a really long
time to print.  This print queue tdb contains the Win32
attributes (document name, owner, etc...) for the unix
print job.

> Q2. What steps can I perform in order to diagnose or fix the issue
> permanently?

Just out of curiosity, how busy is your server ?  Active connections,
number of printers, etc...

cheers, jerry
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