Printer Driver Installation

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Fri Mar 9 06:56:27 GMT 2001

On Thu, 08 Mar 2001 08:09:31 Jochen Witte wrote:
> thanks for Your answer. First I tried to install the 
> HP Laserjet 2100 Driver from a Windows 2000 Client onto 
> the Samba-Server. This didn't work at all - no files 
> in print$ and an errormessage on the Windows box.
> Then I installed Vmware with a Windows NT 4.0 Guest 
> Operatingsystem (because I don`t have any more machines...). 
> Here I managed to get files into the print$/W32X86
> share. There`s now a directory "2" with the following 

This is correct.

> Unfortunately these drivers are for a HP Laserjet 2000, 
> because there ain't any drivers for the 2100 on the NT-CD.
> But this shouldn`t cause the problems I had...
> Do You need any further information?

PCL drivers have been somewhat of a problem.  Can you 
try PS drivers (I'm guessing here 'cause my 2100 is a PS/PCL)?
I'll try the 2100 PCL drivers from the Win2k Pro CD and see
if I can reproduce it.  

Ping me back the first of the week and remind me, ok?

CHeers, jerry
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