[Samba] Re: failing to print 'point-n-print'

Chris McKeever techjedi at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 04:41:09 GMT 2004


I used a different driver and it worked out well - not sure what was
goofy with that driver - but it is working now

On Sat, 11 Sep 2004 03:25:13 -0500, Chris McKeever <techjedi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Samba 3.0.6
> I have successfully gotten other printers to work using the
> 'point-n-click' method for downloadable drivers.  However, playing
> with one printer leads to failed results.
> I have created the CUPS port/printer, added it to samba and then used
> the Windows APW to upload the drivers.  After upload, the print
> properties windows readjusts for the new printer options - I have
> checked the print$ directory on the samba box and the files are there
> - and doing an enumprinters displays the uploaded driver associated
> with the correct printer.
> I am able to right click 'connect' - but when I print a test page -
> windows pops a message 'test page failed to print' .. I also get an
> error message when trying to print from an application (ie WORD)
> The printer is a TOSHIBA studio 35 - and I am using the vendor
> drivers.  If I try it using the PPD/ADOBE method - it works fine
> If someone would like to test the driver, it can be downloaded from:
> http://copiers.toshiba.com/support/drivers/GL-1010v2.shtml
> Any suggestions would be appreciated - thanks
> chris

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