SAMBA 2.2.8a, FBSD 4.8 Release Win2K Remote Print Issues
kheuer2 at gwdg.de
Sun Aug 17 23:35:24 PDT 2003
On Sun, 17 Aug 2003, RA Cohen wrote:
> I trust this is the correct list for this post. I have been
> wrestling literally for days with SAMBA/Win2K remote printing.
> Here is the architecture:
> qty 1- FBSD SAMBA Server PDC
> qty 2- Network printers (an HP LJ2100 with Built-in net card,
> and a Canon 6500 printer/copier also with built-in nic.
> qty 50+ - Win2K Clients
> SAMBA file sharing works great, and after much trial and error,
> so does the printing but only to ONE printer -- the one
> identified as 'lp'. I can successfully print from the FBSD box
> to each remote printer in the printcap with:
> lpr -Pprinter testfile.name .
> This tells me the printcap is working as are my print queues.
> But when trying to print from the Win2K clients, I only get
> output to one of the printers (the one I define as lp). I think
> what is happening is that the lp: definition in the printcap
> defaults to /dev/lp which then goes to the aforementioned
> Can someone please set me straight? I am about to lose my mind,
> my wife, and probably some other important things in my life!
> Here is my smb.conf:
> # APS1_BEGIN:printer1
> # - don't delete start label for apsfilter printer1
> # - no other printer defines between BEGIN and END LABEL
> # APS1_END - don't delete this
> # BEGIN PRINTER2
> # PRINTER2 END
> Thank you in advance for your help!
This looks like /etc/printcap and seems to be o.k. But where's your
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