also sprach Derrick 'dman' Hudson <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2002.07.02.1555 +0200]: > 1) [printer] is not a "magic" section, thus you get a share named > 'printer' > 2) due to #1, windows sees the printer named '\\192.168.20.21\printer' > 3) when it connects, samba looks in /etc/printcap to fine the > printer named 'printer' so it can forward the data to it. > However, the printer named 'printer' doesn't exist from lpd's > perspective. yeah, i actually noticed that right after posting the email and renamed the section to be the printer name. i don't want the [printers] magical section, it *does* work with an explicit configuration. > it would work with your print spooler instead of mine. I think having > the 'guest ok' or 'public' or 'writeable' options may have an effect > on whether or not smb users are allowed to print to the printer. I > have discovered that the smb user needs to have write permission on > the 'directory=' directory so that samba can temporarily spool the > file there before it feeds it to 'lp'. printable does all that. -- martin; (greetings from the heart of the sun.) \____ echo mailto: !#^."<*>"|tr "<*> mailto:" net@madduck "micro$oft productivity software" - see reductio ad absurdum, conclusions.
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