[cups] Jobs from samba clients cannot finish

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Fri Jul 29 04:32:39 PDT 2016

More than likely this issue is being caused by the Windows driver - most vendor drivers for consumer inkjet printers don't know how to deal with printer sharing...

> On Jul 29, 2016, at 7:23 AM, Hiroshi Takenaka <ihsorihakanekat at gem.hi-ho.ne.jp> wrote:
> I have been trying to set up a linux printer sever, using samba-3.6.25 and cups-1.4.8.
> A Canon inkjet printer is usb-connected to it.
> I can print normally directly from the server.
> However, whenever I print from any clients, the job remains in CUPS
> after the printer finished it. The next job is suspended and waiting in CUPS.
> The remaining job can be deleted by disconnecting and re-connecting
> the usb-connection and then the next job is sent to the printer.
> CUPS seems not to receive the signal telling it the end of jobs from Samba.
> Are there any solutions?
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Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer

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