Can't install printer driver - Win2k, HP LJ6p, Samba 2.2.0 Alpha3
jim_hubbard at hotmail.com
Tue Mar 27 00:45:57 GMT 2001
samba 2.2.0 alpha3 does great serving files, however
I can't print to the printer on my SGI box (running samba).
With Win2k, I keep having problems installing the driver.
(I got the latest for my LaserJet 6P from the HP site).
If I'm looking at the printers directory via explorer, I
can double click on the printer icon and see the queue
(which is empty), but if I try to look at the properties,
I get: "Printer properties cannot be displayed. Operation
could not be completed."
If I double click on the icon from the root directory, I
get: "Before you can use the printer '\\home\PostScript,'
it must be set up on your computer. I click Yes and then
get the error "Could not conenct to the printer. You either
entered a printer name that was incorrect or the specidied
printer is no longer connected to the server."
If I double click it again, I get "The server on which the
'HP LaserJet 6P/6MP' printer resides does not have the correct
printer driver installed." I click OK
Then "The printer driver you selected is either not compatible
with your current version of windows, or it may not be available."
Here is my smb.conf:
workgroup = MONROE
netbios name = HOME
comment = Samba %v
read only = No
printer name = lp
comment = Home Directories
create mask = 0640
hide dot files = No
browseable = No
path = /usr/local/samba/printer
write list = ntadmin
guest ok = Yes
path = /
force user = root
force group = sys
path = /tmp
create mask = 0700
guest ok = Yes
printable = Yes
printer name = PostScript
oplocks = No
share modes = No
Thanks for any assistance!
PS. I have checked the archives, but can't seem to
find the answer.
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