[Samba] Problems printing with samba 3.5.2

Luca Olivetti luca at wetron.es
Tue May 11 05:12:41 MDT 2010

En/na Luca Olivetti ha escrit:
> Ok, I finally deployed samba 3.5.2 (upgrading from 3.0.11) on the real server after testing for a while in virtualbox.
> There's a strange problem with printing: sometimes an application gives an error printing (of course the error message is meaningless, this is windows after all) and/or the job gets lost in transit.
> After that stopping and restarting the local print spool service solves the problem for a while.
> This happened on a couple of xp clients but I fear tomorrow I'll see more of those :-( so I'll have the chance to capture more detailed logs.

As expected, today every client fails the same way. I setup a samba 
domain client on another server to offload printing using the distro 
provided packages of samba (3.4.2) but it core dumps after I add a 
couple of printers.
Now I'm rebuilding 3.0.11 to put on this extra server :-/

Luca Olivetti
Wetron Automatización S.A. http://www.wetron.es/
Tel. +34 93 5883004 (Ext.133)  Fax +34 93 5883007

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