Point and Print - multi-platform

Mike Brodbelt m.brodbelt at acu.ac.uk
Mon Mar 26 15:25:18 GMT 2001

Kevin Long wrote:
> Hello, I'm setting up a SAMBA 2.07 box as a print server, for both NT/W2K
> and 9x clients. I have the O'Reilly network printing book that discusses how
> to specify print drivers, but it doesn't make any distinction between NT and
> 9x clients. When I check my existing print servers PRINT$ share there are
> both w32x86 and win40 folders that contain the driver files. I'm assuming I
> can copy them over, and use them, but then how do I point to the correct
> location?

2.0.7 supports automagical download of printer drivers for 95 clients,
but does not support the SPOOLSS interface needed for point and print on
NT. Samba 2.2 does have this support, so your best bet is to grab the
latest alpha and do dome testing.



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