Server printer drivers?
herb at chomps.engr.sgi.com
Thu Jan 8 05:52:21 GMT 1998
What will now happen if you enable this as described in the
PRINTER_DRIVER.txt is this.
1. On Win95 client you select add printer and select a samba printer
2. Samba automaticall supplies the correct driver to Win95 (you
no longer need to install the driver yourself).
Dave Wreski wrote:
> Hi all. With the release of 1.9.18, I had a few questions. The announce
> said this:
> Samba also provides automatic downloading of printer drivers for
> Microsoft Windows 95 (tm) clients, allowing it to completely replace
> Microsoft Windows NT servers for both file and printer services.
> I don't understand what this means. I have never had a problem installing
> the printer driver on the client, and just sending the raw data thru to
> the printer. Isn't this how its intended to be done?
Herb Lewis Silicon Graphics
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