[Samba] domain printer issues
dan.sheridan at postman.org.uk
Tue Jan 19 04:56:11 MST 2010
On Tue, 2009-12-01 at 16:09 +0100, Guenther Deschner wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 12:36:51PM +0000, Daniel Sheridan wrote:
> > On Mon, 2009-11-30 at 09:14 +1100, Brian May wrote:
> > > Daniel Sheridan wrote:
> > > > FWIW, I have the same problem here with Samba 3.4.2 and Windows XP
> > > > clients. In fact, one printer driver works via point'n'print, but
> > > > the others do not, so for now I've set all printers to use that one
> > > > driver (the PPDs are similar enough that it's not a problem).
> > >
> > > Ok, so maybe it was the upgrade from 3.2.5 to 3.4.2 (required for
> > > Windows 7) that broke things. The first few days seemed fine, so I
> > > thought it was OK, but maybe that is because nobody reported
> > > problems...
> > I'm currently blaming 3.4.x. Downgrading to 3.3.2 (the most recent 3.3
> > easily available as an Ubuntu package) makes the driver installation
> > work perfectly. Upgrading to 3.4.x breaks it again. Clean /var/lib/samba
> > and /var/cache/samba each time.
> This is unfortunately a known issue and we are actively working on
> resolving this; if you have a chance to test, the 3-4-test git branch
> should have the necessary fixes (unless you are running sparc).
> For Samba 3.4.4 these issues will be resolved.
(resurrecting old thread for context)
I'm still seeing this behaviour in 3.4.5 -- XP claims that the server
does not have the correct printer driver installed. Is there anything I
can provide that will help to debug this?
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