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Re: [Samba] Problems printing with samba 3.5.2

From: Guenther Deschner <gd_at_nospam>
Date: Tue May 11 2010 - 12:26:31 GMT
To: Luca Olivetti <>

On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 08:22:46PM +0200, Luca Olivetti wrote:
> 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.
> I see these messages in /var/log/messages, don't know if they're related to the problem at hand (I oubt it):

Can you please open a bugreport at and provide as much
information as possible about this ? Please also attach a log level 10
logfile and if possible a network trace



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