[Me too!] Re: nt printing

Paul Williams paul at slaterandson.com
Thu Jan 18 16:16:43 GMT 2001

I'm having similar issues with an Epson inkjet printer.  Please keep me in
the loop on this one.
-----Original Message-----
From: Rajeev Agrawala <rajeeva at research.bell-labs.com>
To: samba-ntdom at samba.org <samba-ntdom at samba.org>
Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2001 2:39 PM
Subject: nt printing

>I am using HEAD Branch from cvs. I am installing print drivers for NT. I
>am having a few problems.
>I am connecting to the samba server as a user which maps to root on
>samba server.
>I can install certain print drivers but not all.
>I installed a HP laserjet 5 si/mx PS driver on samba server and I can
>access the driver from other NT machine connecting to samba as a guest.
>I tried to install some other printer drivers like HP laserjet 4M/MP
>Postscript and Xerox N24/N32 PS2, the drivers got installed (atleast
>that's what I belive). I can see the drivers in the drop down list of
>drivers. But from the clients, when I try to connect to those printers,
>I get a message that the server does not have a suitable driver
>installed and I need to install the driver locally. Also from the
>machine from where, I am installing the drivers, If I try to see the
>properties of that printer, I get that driver for that printer are not
>installed only, spool properties will be shown. And the properties
>window pops up without the device setting tab. The property window shows
>the correct driver name however.
>Please let me know, what is it that I am doing wrong?

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