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Re: Desperate - I am having serious problems setting up printers.



On 10/18/07, Margaret Doll <margaret_doll brown edu> wrote:
>
> I have been using printtool to set up printers on our RH printserver
> to share out
> to the Macs, Windows and other unix computers on our network.  About
> a month
> ago printtool stopped working.  I don't know what to use next.
>
> Using system-config-printer, I
> added gc-hp041, HP LaserJet 4050
>
> I applied the changes and exited the gui.
> I then issued
> service cups restart
>
> cd /etc/cups
> [root SERVER cups]# grep 041 cupsd.conf
> [root SERVER cups]# grep 041 /etc/printcap
> [root SERVER cups]# grep 041 printers.conf
> [root SERVER cups]# uname -r
> 2.6.9-55.0.2.ELsmp
> [root SERVER cups]# more /etc/redhat-release
> Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 4 (Nahant Update 5)
> [root SERVER cups] rpm -qf /usr/sbin/system-config-printer
> system-config-printer-0.6.116.10-1
>
> Looking at URL  http://localhost:631/printers, the gc-hp041
> printer is not listed.
>
> gc-hp041  does appear through the program setup.
>
> My main concern is that the printer does not show up as a
> shared printers to the Windows computers on my network.  This
> is a major problem.
>
> smbclient -L SERVER -N
> ...
>          ADMIN$          IPC       IPC Service (SERVER - Chemistry
> Samba Server)
>          gc-hp106        Printer   Created by redhat-config-printer
> 0.6.x
>          gc-hp201        Printer   Created by redhat-config-printer
> 0.6.x
> ...
>
> How do I fix the problem? Desperate.
> printtool, a link to system-config-printer, was working fine until
> about a month ago.
>
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Maybe I'm missing something, but you mentioned the CUPS web interface. Why
don't you use that?

Romeo

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