Page size won't stay on A4 :(

Jamie Harris jamie at
Wed Oct 31 08:17:52 GMT 2001

> On Thu, 25 Oct 2001, Jamie Harris wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I'm running a Samba 2.2.1 PDC on Linux (2.2.19 kernel), I've pretty
>> much got it behaving, the two exceptions being it never distributes it
>> list of machines in the domain(as master browser) - I can live with
>> this (for now) but...  I've got a Printer shared to the workstations,
>> I can see the printer, print to the printer, but I can't get the paper
>> size for the printer to stay on A4.  I logon as the domain
>> administrator, set the printer to A4 paper, set the default resolution
>> etc and everything seems fine.  However when I add the printer to one
>> of my workstations it picks up the original printer defaults of Letter
>> size paper etc.
> What model of printer and driver?

LaserJet 4M Plus - using the original NT drivers.

Any hints would be good.  I'm sure its not an issue with the Linux print queues trying to filter the print job as its printing to a queue that has no printer filter, which inturn points to the 'raw' LPR queue on the printers EIO...

thanks in advance


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