[Samba] 3.5.1 64 bit windows printing is working a bit
jra at samba.org
Wed Mar 17 11:02:38 MDT 2010
On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 11:08:58AM +0100, christoph.beyer at desy.de wrote:
> although I don't expect any answers (like most of the times) , here
> is my experience so far:
> I run a samba printserver for +3.000 hosts and 600 printers with a
> correct setup successfully. So be sure, everything is plugged in, I
> tried to turn it off and on again, I RTFM'ed and so on.
> Here is my most successfull attempt to get the printservice going on
> 3.5.1 and windows 7 46 bit in an AD 2008R3 environment:
> I installed the driver (Konica Minolta bizhub 250) using the print
> management console on a windows 7 client host -> success: the
> driver-files are visible on the samba machine in the x64 directory.
> The printerdriver does not show up in the advanced tab of the
> printer properties.
> [printserver] # rpcclient -U<uid> -c 'setdriver itmfp1 "KONICA
> MINOLTA 350/250/200 VPS"' printserver
> Successfully set itmfp1 to driver KONICA MINOLTA 350/250/200 VPS.
> Works, driver is visible now in tab, testpage prints out OK :)
> Reopening the properties tab gives error message:
> Function adress 0xff38117a caused a protection fault (exception code
> 0xc000005) some or all properties pages may not be displayed"
> In the samba logfile I see one error, don't now if it is realted though:
> [2010/03/17 10:57:22.771269, 3] smbd/error.c:76(error_packet_set)
> error packet at smbd/trans2.c(4130) cmd=50 (SMBtrans2)
> [2010/03/17 10:57:22.771592, 5] lib/util.c:617(show_msg)
> [2010/03/17 10:57:22.771727, 5] lib/util.c:620(show_msg)
> [2010/03/17 10:57:22.773226, 10]
> got smb length of 224
> All this is done on a 'windows 7 only' samba machine, I had no luck
> to install the driver in an environment with x86 drivers already
> installed, there was no way to get 'rpcclient' to associate the
> printqueue with teh driver.
> So as far as I see it windows 64 bit printing is working in
> principle but not in a way someone could use it as a service.
> If there is any interest in debug logging output or experiences with
> other drivers and/or configurations don't hesitate to send me e-mail
> I am mor then willing to be of any use to drive this further, don'
> expect any reactions from the list though - surprise me ;)
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