[Samba] Error0x00000006 with Point'n'Print Client Drivers

Matthias Jänichen mj at edv.jaenichen.biz
Sat May 17 10:59:04 MDT 2014

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Am 17.05.2014 17:45, schrieb Rüdiger Hahn:
> Fabian Hoffmann <fabian.hoffmann <at> student.kit.edu> writes:
>> Hello,
>> I have a problem with the point'n'print driver installation. I followed
>> the instructions on
>> https://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-
> Collection/classicalprinting.html#id2626650
>> Now if I try to print on the Windows client I get an error 0x00000006.
>> Here is my configuration.
>> Printer: Kyocera FS-C2026MFP+
>> Server: Debian Squeeze, Samba version 3.5.6, CUPS cersion 1.4.4
>> Client: Windows 7 x64
>> So I configured the printer in cups, and confirmed it is working. I
>> configured the smb.conf with  "load printers = Yes" and with [printers]
>> and [print$].
>> On the client I can add the printer and am asked to install the driver
>> manually. I select the Kyocera FS-C2026MFP+ KX driver. Now I can print
>> from the client.
>> Now I want to add Point'n'Print. So I copy all the files named on the
>> printed testpage to the [print$] dir on the server. Then I use the
>> following to add the driver:
>>> rpcclient localhost -c 'adddriver "Windows x64" "Kyocera FS-C2026MFP+
> FA1.FDF,KMPRE2.FDF,KM324010.DAT,kmautoc07.INI,kmquery07.XML,KACT2.EXE'
>> Then I connect the driver and the printer:
>>> rpcclient localhost -c 'setdriver Printername "Kyocera FS-C2026MFP+ KX"'
>> On the client I can now remove the printer and add it again, downloading
>> the driver from the server.
>> Everything looks good, until I try to print the test page. I get an
>> errror 0x00000006.
>> When printing from editor I get an error "The handle is invalid".
>> I did the whole process twice. The filenames now listed in the driver
>> properties are the same (even same order) as the ones on the first
>> testpage with manual driver installation.
>> I appreciate any help!
>> Cheers,
>> Fabian
> Hello Fabian,
> did you eventually solve this problem? I am trying to install three differen 
> t kyocera printers in a company and I'm having exactly the same problem with 
> all of them.
> Also, I cannot install the printer drivers in the way as it is described 
> here: https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba_as_a_print_server
> If I try to add a kyocera driver as described in this description, I do 
> always get the following error message: "The folder you specified doesn't 
> contain a compatible software driver for your device. if the folder contains 
> a driver, make sure it is designed to work with Windows for x64-based 
> systems". Seems to be one of those windows messages that lead to a complete 
> wrong direction.
> I could successfully install drivers from other manufacturers - "Zebra" 
> especially.
> Any help is very appreciated
> Rüdiger


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