[Samba] Printer name changed in samba 3.0.7

Cavanaugh, Mike F MCavanaugh at xeroxlabs.com
Tue Oct 12 23:30:44 GMT 2004

We went back to 3.0.4 and there is no problem at all. The problem is
that lots of print drivers need to be manually uploaded and now to be
manually corrected in 3.0.7.

-----Original Message-----
From: Gerald (Jerry) Carter [mailto:jerry at samba.org] 
Sent: Tuesday, October 12, 2004 1:50 PM
To: Andrew Gaffney
Cc: Cavanaugh, Mike F; samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] Printer name changed in samba 3.0.7

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Andrew Gaffney wrote:
| Cavanaugh, Mike F wrote:
|> We have a strange problem when using samba 3.0.7 where a printer's 
|> name is changed to the name of the printer driver. We use samba to 
|> share out printers from a fedora core 1 system. On a windows client 
|> they initially show up accurately. When adding the windows driver 
|> from a windows client for a new shared printer the driver files get 
|> transferred just fine. However, the printer name in the Printer and 
|> Faxes folder suddenly gets changed to the name of the printer driver 
|> just uploaded after clicking the final OK in the windows dialog box. 
|> The name can be changed back to its original name and the printer 
|> works fine and the properties can be set. This did not happen in 
|> previous versions of samba. Would anyone know the cause of this?
| This isn't just a 3.0.7 thing. I noticed the same thing last night 
| with 3.0.6 when adding print drivers to the samba PDC from an XP box.

This is the Windows client renaming the printer.  not Samba. Just rename
it back after uploading the new driver.

cheers, jerry
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