[Samba] Uploading Printer Drivers with XP

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Aug 5 10:09:10 GMT 2002

On Sat, 3 Aug 2002, Glover George wrote:

> I have a hopefully simple question (although my previous questions I
> thought were simple received no responses.lol).
> I am trying to get the automatic printer driver downloading working.  I
> followed all the instructions, but I'm still having some problems.
> When I get to adding the printer driver by navigating to the printer
> share (print$) and selecting properties on the printer, then doing the
> add new driver, it asks me for the printer model, and I tell it and
> click finish then it wants me to specify  where the driver is locally.

This doesn't sound right.

> I don't have a local printer driver, and was wondering how I tell it to
> use the driver windows has built in (this is possible isn't it?).
> Basically, where in Windows XP should I be looking for my HP LaserJet 4M
> Plus 's driver?
> I am also wondering why the docs say I will see a Add Printer Wizard in
> the printers share when logged in as a printer admin and a domain admin,
> but I don't see it.    Can someone explain this?  

'cause you are no connected as a user that smbd believes in either 
(a) root, or (b) a printer admin.

cheers, jerry
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