[Samba] GetPrinter Level 2 does not get devmode

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Oct 7 23:58:01 GMT 2002

On Thu, 10 Oct 2002 Rohit.Wadhwa at tabs.toshiba.com wrote:

> I uploaded the drivers from a Windows 2000 workstation, with the APW. No
> errors were reported on the windows machine. This is supposed to set
> the, printer_info and devmode on the samba server, right? No other step
> from the client is needed to set these, as far as I know.


Setting the devmode requires that the driver be executed (which 
samba can't do).  Please read the Printing section regarding this in

> Also, PRINTER_INFO_2 is NOT null. PRINTER_INFO_2->devmode is null, (just
> to clarify). I have not checked the log while uploading, but while
> downloading I have and I see a message "Returning NULL devicemode!" .

Yes.  I know exactly of the problem which you speak.  :-)

cheers, jerry
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