Printer sharing with Samba

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Tue Mar 9 14:24:58 GMT 1999

Mike Brodbelt wrote:
> I'm aware that Samba can make drivers available for auto 
> download to NT clients, 

Nope.  Pn;y supported currently for Windows 9x clients.

> but I'd very much like to be able to use the NT model where 
> the driver is simple installed on the server.

Samba will not support the EMF format for printing. Only raw.
Reason being is that it would reqire rewriting all the NT printer 
drivers to run on UNIX.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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