[Samba] Samba 2.2.3 Windows Printer Drivers definitions

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Feb 12 07:11:08 GMT 2002

On Sat, 9 Feb 2002, erik wrote:

> How do I configure a printer located in my printcap to be recognised by
> a windows pc as the right model? Where is the mapping supposed to be
> saved?
> I have RH 7.2, samba 2.2.3 and lprng running on a PPro 200 Compaq. My
> intention is that it will serv as a queue server for about 100 printers.
> According to the Samba HOWTO Printing part the parameter "printer
> driver", "printer driver locastion"  and "printer driver file" is not to
> be used in new installations.


> According to the same howto I can use the "Add printer wizard" to upload
> drivers. I have syccessfully uploaded drivers with the "Add printer
> wizard" I have also done it with rundll32 Printui.dll in windows.
> I have tried to to use "Add printer wizard" and rpcclient to set the
> model. The commands seam to work fine but the settings dont seam to be
> saved anywhere.

Need more details on this.  Which settings don't seem to be saved?
What driver?

> I think I have the right configuration. I have no problem access file
> shares on the server with the right username and there is no problem to
> do regular printing if I select the driver by hand when I install it.

Your smb.conf looked correct btw....

chau, jerry
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