we3 at sprynet.com
Sun Nov 11 14:24:01 CST 2001
www.mandrakeuser.org/docs/hardware/hcups0.html would probably be a better place
to look at for more information.
On 11 Nov 2001 13:41:31 CST, we3 said:
> I think Mandrake 8.0 uses CUPS(Common Unix Printing System) by default.
> If so then I think that the printcap file is automatically generated by CUPS.
> I haven't used Mandrake 8 or CUPS so you should verify this yourself.
> Check out www.cups.org for more information.
> On Sat, 10 Nov 2001 01:49:27 +0000, theodore.sanders at att.net said:
> > I am trying to get smbprint to access a printer on my
> > windows 98 machine. O'reilly tells me to add an entry
> > for the remote printer in /etc/printcap. The global
> > parameter load printers = yes. As I understand this is
> > supposed to cause samba to create and load shares for
> > the printers. When I enter the information in the
> > printcap file it looks fine. However, if I
> > cat /etc/printcap all that shows up is the original
> > entry of lp: I go back to edit and the information that
> > I entered is still there. I rebooted the linux machine
> > thinking that this would recognize the information on
> > the remote printer. However, rebooting caused the
> > information that I had entered to be deleted. I tried
> > changing the permissions on the file. I got cat to work
> > but rebooting still deleted the information that I had
> > entered.
> > Any ideas as to correct this or where to find
> > information on trouble shooting this problem would be
> > appreciated.
> > smbclient works at least to access the disks on my
> > microsoft computers and to list the directories and
> > files on the disks. I have not tried to go beyond that.
> > My ms98 machine can store files on the linux machine and
> > read these back and use them.
> > My distro is Mandrake 8.0 and samba is version 2.0.7.
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