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Re: [Samba] Problems printing with samba 3.5.2

From: Luca Olivetti <luca_at_nospam>
Date: Tue May 11 2010 - 11:12:41 GMT

En/na Luca Olivetti ha escrit:
> Ok, I finally deployed samba 3.5.2 (upgrading from 3.0.11) on the real server after testing for a while in virtualbox.
> There's a strange problem with printing: sometimes an application gives an error printing (of course the error message is meaningless, this is windows after all) and/or the job gets lost in transit.
> After that stopping and restarting the local print spool service solves the problem for a while.
> This happened on a couple of xp clients but I fear tomorrow I'll see more of those :-( so I'll have the chance to capture more detailed logs.

As expected, today every client fails the same way. I setup a samba
domain client on another server to offload printing using the distro
provided packages of samba (3.4.2) but it core dumps after I add a
couple of printers.
Now I'm rebuilding 3.0.11 to put on this extra server :-/

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