[Samba] Re: Can't add print drivers for existing printers

Ian Eure ieure at landmark-appraisal.com
Sat Jan 18 18:42:01 GMT 2003

On Friday 17 January 2003 12:53 pm, D. Aaron McCaleb wrote:
> Either way, the procedure I stated was "wrong" should have been qualified.
> Ian's procedure differed from the one recommended in some of the Samba texts
> (most of which -are- sadly out of date) that I had read.
> I was only speaking from my experience.  I checked, again, after receiving
> your correction and found that it would work, sorta.  If I clicked "New
> Driver" from the advanced tab after saying "no" to install a print driver,
> it only installed the driver for _that_ version of client.  It never
> prompted for other clients.  The sharing tab, from what I could tell, only
> loaded drivers for other versions onto the _client_ for downloading from the
> client, itself...not from the server.
> The only way I was able to get drivers for other versions of windows onto
> the server was the procedure I listed.
I was also able to upload print drivers (for XP, 2000 & 98) using your 
procedure, which solved my problem completely.

Thank you very much. :^)

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