[Samba] more on ailing printer system

Paul Gienger pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Thu Jun 2 17:33:19 GMT 2005

> I think the fancy names presented by Samba come from the actual driver
> files, perhaps some .inf file.  

Yep, they sure are, and you can rename them.

> For now, I am turning off everything related to printing in Samba - the
> users are beginning to contemplate what it would be like to print their
> documents again - and going with locally installed printers.  Installing
> drivers on each of 20 workstations beats the headache I have now.

Did things change at all when you tried my suggestion of renaming them to a
shortened, no-spaces version?  I know I've had problems when the names were
long and obnoxious, but I honestly can't remember what versions with

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