[Samba] "Additional Drivers" and Print Window Refresh

Ryan Novosielski novosirj at umdnj.edu
Fri May 23 17:22:36 GMT 2003

I have RTFM'd, so excuse me if I missed something in the manual. :)

1) When I attempt to add additional drivers (the inital driver worked just
fine, when using the instructions in John's HOWTO), I get the following

"The printer driver you selected is either not compatible with your
current version of Windows, or it may not be available. Select a
compatible driver from the list, or contact your administrator for help."

...as this is an M$ error, I've been having trouble figuring it out as far
as Samba goes. Does anyone know why I wouldn't be able to add Win 95-98
drivers with Win2k Professional to a Samba PRINT$ share? The Win2k driver
I added first was fine. A possibly related problem is my inability to use

# /products/samba/bin/rpcclient //localhost -U novosirj -c "enumprinters"
cmd = enumprinters
rpc_api_pipe: cmd 26 on pipe 7530 failed to return data.

2) I have an NT4 machine that I'm using as a print monitor, to show users
the queue when they stand near the printer. However, when switching from
'98 to NT (NT works better for this purpose, from what I've seen), I am
now having problems with the queue not updating. Sometimes there will be
no change in the queue until I hit F5 -- not the way I want it to work.
"lpq cache time= " seems not to have anything to do with it.

Anyone got some answers?

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