Print serving with samba domain (linux) and NT4

Jeremy Allison jallison at
Thu Jan 21 17:34:14 GMT 1999

A J Every wrote:
> Todays question is regarding print serving via samba.  I'm trying to load and
> run printer drivers off my samba server (linux) as per PRINTER_DRIVER.txt
> supplied with the source. I know it states it does not work with NT4 but thats
> what I really what to do.

But it doesn't work with NT. That's why it says so in the docs.
> The server on which the printer resides do not have a suitable HP LaserJet
> 4/4M Plus PS 600 printer driver installed. Click on OK if you wish to install
> the driver on your local machine.
> Does this really not work? Has anyone got this working?

Yes, it really doesn't work with NT. That's why it says so in the docs :-).

Seriously, this is a large chunk of new RPC code (using the
NT SPOOLSS pipe) that Jean-Francois has partly working.
We're waiting for him to check these changes in so we
can start hacking on it.


	Jeremy Allison,
	Samba Team.

Buying an operating system without source is like buying
a self-assembly Space Shuttle with no instructions.

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