[Samba] Re: Windows XP and Samba 2.2.7a Print drivers--they upload fine, but driver list for printers is emtpy.
Benny.Geys at ordina-denkart.com
Fri Jan 24 12:22:01 GMT 2003
"D. Aaron McCaleb" <amccaleb at reed-engineering.com> wrote in message
news:000e01c2b8cb$7184b6b0$511b10ac at AMCCALEB...
> I am logged on as a domain admin and printer admin.
> I have created and assigned the correct rights to /srv/printers and have
> created W32X86 and WIN40 subdirectories. I was able to go into server
> properties and upload all the necessary drivers. When I right click on
> printer and say "No." to "Printer driver not installed, do you want to
> install the driver now?" the drivers list in the Advanced tab is empty. I
> can't choose from the printer drivers I've uploaded.
> Any ideas what's wrong? Is this an "XP Thang"? And if so, other than
> setting up an NT box (which really isn't an option), is there a suitable
Hi! I witnessed the same behaviour as you describe. The drivers list drop
down box in the 'advanced' tab is empty on XP clients. When I tried the
same on a W2K client, it worked fine.
This is not really helping you of course, but it does seem to point in the
direction of this problem being an "XP Thang". :)
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