[Samba] 3.0.24 to 3.0.28 upgrade, lost printers (name length?)
novosirj at umdnj.edu
Mon Dec 17 02:20:49 GMT 2007
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Michael Heydon wrote:
> I recently upgraded from 3.0.24 to 3.0.28 on my Slackware 11.0 PDC. I
> have just noticed several printers have disappeared (they still exist
> and work in cups but they do not show up in the share listing on the
> server and users who have them set up cannot print).
> Most of the printers are still present, the ones the disappeared have
> names that are 17 or more characters, the remaining printers all have
> names of 15 characters or less. All of the clients are XP Pro SP2.
> I found an old mailing list message (2003) mentioning a 13 character
> limit when listing shares, however I don't believe this is the cause as
> some of the remaining printers have names > 13 characters.
> The name length is the only obvious thing that the missing printers have
> in common. Is there a known difference between .24 and .28 share
> name/printer name handling? and if so is there a simple way to change it
I have a note to myself about the 13 character limit, and I believed it
was for older operating systems (far older than anything you have).
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