Bidirectional printers, LPRng, and Samba...

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Wed Oct 31 11:24:18 GMT 2001

On Wed, 31 Oct 2001, Glenn Sieb wrote:

> Ok, the problem here is very different.
> We have HP LaserJets with HP JetDirect cards in them.
> LPRng does the bi-directional bit just peachy
> Samba won't let us communicate with the printers that way. I was under
> the impression that this version of Samba *did* allow bidirectional
> communication with printers.

No.  We will do the MS-RPC printing functionality needed by NT/2000
clients, but not bi-directional.  That a whole different ball of wax.

cheers, jerry
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