[Samba] So SAMBA no longer supports print driver downloads
lawrence at the-penguin.otak.com
Wed Jan 29 22:05:02 GMT 2003
Robert M. Martel [bob at urban.csuohio.edu] wrote:
> So SAMBA no longer supports print driver downloads. That is about the
> only conclusion that I can come to at this point. I've not been able to get
> Windows printer driver downloads to work right since Samba 2.2.2.
> No one but printer admins displays the correct settings for printers,
> everyone else gets the original printer defaults that they cannot change.
> I've tried this with every version since 2.2.2 up to 2.2.7a and the
> story is the same - printer settings get lost.
> I've built from scratch. I've taken a working 2.2.2 set-up, verified
> that the drivers loaded correctly for clients, upgraded the server to 2.2.7a and
> had all the settings get lost.
> Does anyone *REALLY* have downloading printer drivers to Windows 2000
> clients working properly? Has anyone documented the steps as the ones in the
> available documentation DON'T work?
I wanted to say that I had problems up to the time I upgraded to .7a
three offices All 2000 clients, XP hates me, but then again XP hates everyone when
it comes to printing.
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