[Samba] Truncated print jobs - MS-DOS clients
jra at samba.org
Thu Aug 11 23:54:47 UTC 2016
On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 12:12:57PM +0100, nop07408 at sapo.pt wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> Having problem wuth truncated print jobs, I'm looking for help:
> - New server with Samba 4.4.3 compiled from source, Linux Centos 7.2 x86_64;
> - with patched source3/smbd/reply.c to avoid truncated smbd replies
> to old clients, as provided by Jeremy here:
> (works perfect, thanks!)
> - Several Win10, Win7, WinXP and a few MS-DOS 6.22 clients;
> - All shares are xfs filesystems (ext4 avoided, as MS-DOS clients
> suffer from infinite repeated dir filename)
> - With 1 ipp raw queue printer shared by Samba as "\\newserver\laser"
> Scenario: sending plain text file to captured printer port:
> copy xpto.txt lpt1
> - XP, Win7 clients: Works perfect, instant and correct printing.
> - MS-DOS Clients: machine stays "locked" for exactly 45 seconds,
> then the ipp printer starts printing, but only the first 124 bytes
> appear on paper.
> CUPS spool dir keeps files. Those coming from MS-DOS clients allways
> show length 124 bytes. Other coming form XP/Win 7 show their correct
> The old production server is in the same network (Centos 5.11 i686,
> Samba 3.0.33 via rpm), and sharing the very same ipp printer as
> - All clients, including MS-DOS: instant and correct printing.
> My questions:
> Could there be something similar to the truncated replies for MS-DOS
> clients relating to printer jobs ? Could somebody possibly point me
> some direction to search for solution ?
Maybe. Can you get a wireshark trace from the MS-DOS clients
to the Samba server when sending the print job ?
More information about the samba