[Samba] Still on 2.2.2 becuase of printer driver problems with 2.2.7a

Robert M. Martel bob at urban.csuohio.edu
Tue Dec 31 19:06:31 GMT 2002

	Greetings and Happy New Year,

	My samba print server is still running 2.2.2 and I've not been able to 
upgrade it past that point.  I have not been able to get the printer drivers to 
behave properly in ANY later version.
	Currently I am testing Samba 2.2.7 running under Solaris 9.  I have been 
using HP Laserjet 4000 and 8150 postscript drivers in my testing.  I am seeing 
two distinct problems:
1.	Problems installing Windows 98 printer drivers to server.  I have 
followed the documented procedure - the same one that worked under Samba 2.2.2 
yet the Windows 98 drivers refuse to install.

2.	Problems with device settings on drivers downloaded to client computer.  
I install the Windows 2000 driver as a "printer admin" and set the location and 
device option information.  When a printer admin installs the printer on their c 
Windows 2000 client settings are as they should be.  When a regular user 
installs the printer on their Windows 2000 client, the device settings have 
reverted back to the printer drivers initial defaults rather than maintain the 
settings I created when loading the driver on the samba server.

	Anyone have any suggestions on how to correct this problem?  With the 
user community we have the downloading, the correct downloading of printer 
drivers is very important.  The problems I am seeing look similar to ones 
present in earlier versions of 2.2, which were supposed to have been corrected - 
but at least running Samba under Solaris that does not seem to be the case.

	Bob Martel

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