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Re: Debug linux to Windows Printer problem

On Fri, 2002-12-06 at 11:01, Cy Ball wrote:
> I have set up a printer on a windows machine as a shared printer.
> Samba is set up on my RH8.0 machine.  I can see the shares properly on
> both machines.
> When I use the test on the printer configuration program, it says it
> sent the test page to the printer.
> Nothing happens. When I use lpq to look at the queue, I find:
> Printer: hp5l localhost
>  Queue: no printable jobs in queue
>  Server: no server active
>  Status: keeping error job 'root localhost+375' at 10:58:47.454
>  Rank   Owner/ID                  Class Job Files                 Size
> Time
> error  root localhost+222           A   222 ERROR: job removal requested
> How can I find out what is going on?  I have searched web for clues, but
> find nothing useful.
> Help please!
The problem was solved when I went to my Windows ME computer and
un-shared the printer and then shared it again.

Why? Only Microsoft knows.

Cy Ball
cyril ball attbi com

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
Arthur C. Clarke

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