[Samba] 2.2.4/spools/HP DJ 1120 driver problem

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon May 6 11:14:02 GMT 2002

On Mon, 6 May 2002, Martin Thomas wrote:

> I have not seen any problems with the Printer-Drivers from Postscript
> Printers. Even with W2K Samba-managed Postscript-based drivers work. I
> do not have any NT-clients here.
> I suppose Gerald Carter and the other maintainers of the printing-code
> use postscript-printers for the testing. But the HP Deskjet 1120 has no
> build-in postscript interpreter. Its just the 'bigger brother' in the DJ
> 8xx-series of printers that can handle A3 papersize. It's not the newest
> machine but the quality is still good enough. So

I test with PCL and PS drivers.  It's just that PS are generally 
smaller and better behaved.

> There is 
> (a) Problem/error in the Samba-Code with this Driver (and probably all
>   drivers of this series of HP printers)
> or
> (b) the Drivers can not be used as 'server based' drivers. Perhaps someone
>   can test them with a W2K-Server (don't have one here)
> 'use client driver = yes' works as expected but is just a 'workaround'

I'm going back to read this thread from the beginning.

cheers, jerry
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