[Samba] Printer with driver from Samba prints only b/w

L.P.H. van Belle belle at bazuin.nl
Thu Sep 5 07:36:27 UTC 2019


> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: Jakob Lenfers [mailto:lenfers at bigsss-bremen.de] 
> Verzonden: donderdag 5 september 2019 9:24
> Aan: L.P.H. van Belle; samba at lists.samba.org
> Onderwerp: Re: [Samba] Printer with driver from Samba prints only b/w
> Am 04.09.19 um 10:33 schrieb L.P.H. van Belle via samba:
> > I only use : AppSocket/HP JetDirect 
> > Why? Because i noticed it always workes, i let the computer 
> make the print job then send it. 
> > Same for my Kyocera printers, all use :  socket://x.x.x.x:9100
> Wait, you don't print through CUPS? You print directly from client to
> printer, but use Samba for driver distribution?
No, i do print through cups. 

The clients uses printpath \\printserver.FQDN\printershare  
The client (winpc) generated the print job which gets spooled through \\printserver.FQDN\printershare  
Cups processes this and send it too socket://x.x.x.x:9100

> I used this for printer creation in CUPS, so I print directly via
> jetdirect from CUPS as well:
> | sudo lpadmin -p 5.4_Color_SOC-GP -v socket://w.x.y.z:9100 -L "Haus 5
> Ebene 4 (5.4445)" -D "Color Printer GP (5.4445)" -E
> > And you could increase the debuglevel of cups and samba 
> then make it crash. 
> > And check the logs of these, and also check the windows eventlog. 
> > 
> > Somewhere it should show why it crashes. 
> > I first guest would be a missing right somewhere. 
> Yeah, I didn't debug that part too much yet and concentrated on the
> universal driver instead. Will check it again.
> Thanks for your reply,
> Jakob



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