[Samba] default devmode

Martin Zielinski mz at seh.de
Thu Apr 26 07:30:30 GMT 2007


Obviously the default devmode is enabled by default.
See param/loadparm.c for this.
The manpage is wrong at this point.


~ Martin

Lutieri G. schrieb:
> Hi.
> Recently i created a print server with cups 1.2.8 and smbd Version
> 3.0.24-1.fc5 under a fedora 5 box.
> I've installed some printer like as HP laserjet 2820, Konica Minolta
> di2510, konica minolta 2430dl, hp laserjet 2600.
> Drivers were uploaded with sucess. But i was getting a problem when
> try to create a device mode for HP laserjet 2600. All others work
> fine. In clientes with windows 2k, sometimes, when the client try to
> change printer preferences explorer.exe crash or when trying to access
> the properties page of the printer from Windows, the following error
> message appears:
> "Function address 0xXXXXXXXX caused a protection fault (exception code
> 0xc0000005). Some or all property page(s) may not be displayed."
> i've followed this instructions
> http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/classicalprinting.html#prt-modeset 
> but nothing work.
> In man smb.conf i found informations about "defaul devmode" option.
> The default valeu for "default devmode' option is' no'. However when
> declared in [printers] section all works fine. Errors disappear. The
> device mode were created correctly.
> Some issues: If the default value for this is option is NO why i need
> to declare it?! I don't undestood. Can anyone to explain ?!
> Bye!!

Martin Zielinski             mz at seh.de
Software Development
SEH Computertechnik GmbH     www.seh.de

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