[Samba] driver download problem - win 98 + cups
kpfeifle at danka.de
Thu Apr 17 12:35:49 GMT 2003
David Morel wrote:
> On Thursday 17 April 2003 13:34, Kurt Pfeifle wrote:
>>Jeff Hardy hardyjm at potsdam.edu
>>>Wed Apr 16 12:04:25 GMT 2003
>>>I'm having trouble with driver downloads to Win98 clients from a Cups
>>>red hat 8.0 (2.4.18-26.8.0)
>>>I have windows clients successfully installing and printing to printers
>>>over samba and macs over netatalk. I'm using the stock Adobe drivers.
>>>Windows 2000 and Windows XP clients successfully grab drivers off of the
>>>print$ share without a glitch. But Windows 98 gets stuck partway.
>>My best guess is that you should try again with a printer name equal or
>>less than 8 characters....
>>Unforch, I don't have a Win 98 system around, but someone from the Samba
>>Team will let me play with his for a while soon.
>>While you're at it -- could you please try with an "8.3" filename too,
>>>After it makes progress pulling the Adobe files off, it gets stuck on
>>>the actuall ppd for the printer.
> Might be that bug in cupsaddsmb.
Thanks for the hint... But wouldn't *that* bug (which is fixed in recent
versions of cupsaddsmb) lead to a message at the end of cupsaddsmb, saying
My understanding was that cupsaddsmb completed successfully but that
the actual driver download to Win9x clients didn't complete thereafter...
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