Bug 52821 - printconf does not work with SMB printer
printconf does not work with SMB printer
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: printconf (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2001-08-29 13:48 EDT by Ron Magoun
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-31 14:32:01 EST
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Description Ron Magoun 2001-08-29 13:48:02 EDT
Description of Problem:
Created an SMB printer with printconf-gui and attempted to print test 
pages.  lpstat showed that the prints failed.  The configuration 
information is correct (it works on a 6.2 system that uses printtool).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
printconf 0.2.12-1 and printconf-gui 0.2.12-1

How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. use printconf-gui to configure an SMB postscript printer.
2. Print a test page

Actual Results:
The page never printed, and lpstat showed that the printjob was removed 
due to an error.

Expected Results:
Test page should have printed.

Additional Information:
The workaround to this is to unistall the printconf and printconf-gui 
rpms, and download and install printtool-3.54-1 and 
rhs-printfilters-1.81-1 rpms.  When you bring up printtool you will have 
to delete the current entries, recreate them and restart lpd, but then 
printing will work.
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2002-01-10 08:00:37 EST
Are you still having this problem now?  It might be because of bug #43905.
Comment 2 Ron Magoun 2002-01-31 14:31:55 EST
printconf works properly as of 7.2.  My configuration did use forward slashes 
as indicated in #43905, but since I upgraded to 7.2 my configuration works 
Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2002-01-31 14:42:04 EST
Okay, thanks for getting back to me.  Marking as fixed in the current release.

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