Printer-Properties 2.2-alpha

Greg Dickie greg at
Sun Jan 28 16:37:26 GMT 2001

I have the same problem, although they do appear to get saved and show up
and times, it does not seem predictable.


On Sun, 28 Jan 2001, Matthias Schuendehuette wrote:

> Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2001 15:32:55 +0100 (CET)
> From: Matthias Schuendehuette <msch at>
> To: samba-technical at
> Subject: Printer-Properties 2.2-alpha
> Hello everybody,
> I'm just testing 2.2-alpha in our NT4SP6 environment as a potential
> PrintServer (on FreeBSD 4.2-STABLE). I'm quite happy with the new
> printing functionality so far, Samba delivers the printer drivers to the
> NT machines as announced.
> I have only one (show-stopper) problem concerning the printer properties
> and the document defaults. I'm not able to set/save them in any way. That
> concernes the paper size (LETTER is not the standard in Europe) as well
> as additional printer features such as stackers, paper trays and so on.
> BTW: I'm talking about the latest HP LaserJet Drivers for 4000, 4050,
> 8000, 8150 etc.
> I tried to set the properties/defaults in the same session after
> installing the drivers (which worked flawlessly), so I was accessing the
> share as 'root' for sure.
> Is this a problem of my 'personal stupidity'(TM) or is it because of the
> alpha-state of the software (what I wouldn't citisize)?
> I'm able to read, especially 'printing*.txt'-files :-), but I didn't find
> any hint...
> Are there any guesses, opinions, hints about that issue?
> Ciao/BSD - Matthias
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> Matthias Schuendehuette <msch at>
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