Automatic driver downloads (was: [Samba] [semi-ot] Printing w/ NT, automated driver download and modifying printer settings)

Jesse Becker jbecker at
Thu Jul 11 08:26:01 GMT 2002

On Thu, 11 Jul 2002, Sven Schwengel wrote:

> Hello,
> =20
> I think you=B4re steps are right. But you install the driver from the
> wrong machine. I had the same problem. You must install the first driver
> from a NT4.0 box.
> After that you have a NT40 folder in your print$ share and you can add
> also the drivers for w2k or xp.

Actually, I don't think that it matters.  I managed to install drivers=20
both from a Win2K box, and also "by hand" via cupsaddsmb.  This includes=20
both printer specific drivers from HP, and generic Adobe PS drivers as=20


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