Win95 and Samba Printing

Win95 and Samba Printing

Post by Ron Haye » Mon, 26 Oct 1998 03:00:00

> Product: OTHER OpenLinux 1.3  Registration Code: CSOL0130 11514

> Synopsis: SambaPrinter Queue Problem

> Hardware Configuration:
> Micron Millenia P200, Nec 860 SS Laser Printer(Hp Laser Jet II
> Compatible) on Lpt1

> I like OL 1.3 and am evaluating it instead of Winnt. However I have had
> great difficulty making printing work, first locally and now from a
> Win95 machine that I have connected. The permissions settings for the
> spool files I have found to be extremely finicky to set up and maintain.

> The Win95 machine can see the printer through Network Neighbourhood and
> I can install the printer. When I try to print it is detected by Samba
> in the KDE network utility and there is a job number. There is a file in

> the spool directory with tjhe job number name. It looks like a gear
> wheel if that is of any help.

> It does not print.

> I have attached the printcap file and the Samba conf file for info.

> In the printcap two printers are detected a ps and a raw, Which I
> created. Do I need both
> or will one do?

> Please let me know where I am going wrong. I have studied How-Tos and
> Usenet postings without coming up with a clear answer other than it
> could be a file permissions problem

> --
> Morris

>                   Name: smb.conf
>    smb.conf       Type: unspecified type (application/octet-stream)
>               Encoding: x-uuencode

> # /etc/printcap
> #
> # Please don't edit this file directly unless you know what you are doing!
> # Be warned that the control-panel printtool requires a very strict format!
> # Look at the printcap(5) man page for more info.
> #
> # This file can be edited with the printtool in the control-panel.

> ##PRINTTOOL3## LOCAL ljet2p 300x300 letter {} LaserJet2p Default 1
> ps:\
>         :sd=/var/spool/lpd/ps:\
>         :mx#0:\
>         :lp=/dev/lp1:\
>         :if=/var/spool/lpd/ps/filter:\
>         :sh:
> raw:\
>         :sd=/var/spool/lpd/raw:\
>         :mx#0:\
>         :sh:\
>         :lp=/dev/lp1:

  The site gives a write up how to implement printing through
I had no problems with Red hat Samba but with Caldera .

1. getting win95 shares on win95 machines to map with a login script with samba and win95

This may be a win95 question
I have 2 win95 boxes logging into a samba "domain" and running login
I have the two machines both running login scripts and mapping drives
on the samba server no problem at all
but when u add shares that are on other win95 machines it always
prompts me for a password no matter how many times i log into them
it is driving me nuts
i have already deleted the password files on both 95 machines and
tryied it over it still prompts me for a password but only on the
win95 shares the ones on the samba server go thru no problem and no
if anyone knows how to do this it would be a great help

2. Kernel panic and swap space

3. Printing Win95-Samba-Jetdirect stall's if offline or printer not ready

4. postscript to impress?

5. Samba/Win95 printing

6. Sparc 10

7. printing from linux to win95 via samba

8. The Windows Advocates in this group are a bunch of PSYCHOS!

9. Setting up SAMBA to print to a Win95 shared printer

10. SAMBA PRINTING: to a win95 printer

11. Extra blank page when printing from Win95 via samba

12. HP682C on Server samba up garbage prints from win95

13. print via samba to win95 box