Problem uploading printer drivers

Amy Tanner amy at
Wed Nov 28 14:59:02 GMT 2001

I'm running samba 2.2.2-6 on a redhat 7.2 box running 2.4.9-7 kernel...

I'm trying to upload printer drivers from a Windows 2000 client.  I've
followed the instructions in the samba howto collection.  I've created
the print$ share, created the printer directory and subdirs, and made
sure they are writeable by me.  I put myself in the write list and the
printer admin list.

I've tried to install the drivers by doing the following:

start-> run \\sambasrvr
double-click printers folder
right-click printer, select properties
when prompted, click 'no' to install printer drivers
click Sharing tab -> Install additional Drivers
select Intel Windows 2000, click OK

I get this error:

Unable to install Intel, Windows 2000 printer drivers.  Operation unable to be 

Other notes:  I can connect to any printer on the samba server and manually
install local printer drivers, and print to the printers fine.  I'd just
like to get the upload/download of the printer drivers to work.

Amy Tanner
amy at

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