[Samba] Print queue show jobs when queried from windows, nothing in cups
John H Terpstra - Samba Team
jht at samba.org
Fri Sep 25 15:27:59 MDT 2009
On 09/25/2009 03:30 PM, William Marshall wrote:
> We have a print server running RHEL 4, w/ samba-3.0.33-0.15.el4
> When viewed from windows, one queue on the system has the "remains" of 264
> print jobs - some dating back to April, but I can't find where the
> information is coming from. Apparently the jobs print fine, but then the
> information sticks in the queue information.
> Running lpq on the Samba system shows:
> # lpq -a
> no entries
> I dumped a few tdbs and upped my log level to 10, but I didn't see any
> logging from cups_queue_get. I thought Samba would go into that code to
> reload the queue information.
> Any hints on what to try next to clean up my queue?
> - Bill
Suggest you check the CUPS printing directory (/var/spool/cups) for the
presence of completed print job info. If these exist:
a) Remove them all, then restart CUPS.
b) Edit /etc/cups/cupsd.conf so it will delete completed print job info.
- John T.
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