Samba PDF printing

Pavel Duda element at
Wed May 19 07:09:48 PDT 2004

Andrea Venturoli wrote:
> Hello.
> I've set up Samba in order provide a PDF creation tool which works as a virtual printer.
> Everything works fine, but not after a reboot.
> After the machine is powered up PDF creation will silently fail.
> "sh /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ stop ; sh /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ start" will fix this.
> Any hint?
> Why would such a service fail on startup, but work if restarted later?
>  bye & Thanks
>         av.
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I remember that I had same problem, when samba wasn't started from 
inetd. Now I'm using CUPS PDF priner so I can't check it out, but try to 
start nmbd/smbd directly from inetd.

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