[Samba] win 7, samba 3.4.7, error 0x000003e6 with some printers

Ryan Suarez ryan.suarez at sheridanc.on.ca
Tue May 4 09:49:10 MDT 2010

Hi Luca,

Luca Olivetti wrote:
> En/na Luca Olivetti ha escrit:
>> Hello,
>> I'm testing windows 7 with samba 3.4.7 and I'm using PrintUIEntry to 
>> connect the printers.
>> With some of those printers the connection fails (client side) with 
>> error 0x000003e6.
>> The strange thing is that:
>> 1) trying the same connection against samba 3.0.11 works (alas, no 
>> domain functionality with that old version) and
>> 2) two of the failing printers share the same driver with one that works
>> Looking at the level 10 log I see some WERR_INSUFFICIENT_BUFFER 
>> errors, but those are present also in the log for the printer that 
>> can connect successfully.
>> Diffing the log between a functioning printer and a failing one, the 
>> only difference (apart from the names) is that the failing printer 
>> Needless to say, windows xp has no problem with either samba 3.0.11 
>> or samba 3.4.7.
>> Any hint?
> Never mind, deleting the conflicting printers from win 7 and 
> reassigning the already available driver (with the ensuing dance of 
> printer renaming) seems to have fixed it.

Are you testing with Win7 64 bit?  AFAIK, samba 3.4.x series does not 
play nicely with 64bit printing...

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