[Samba] Yet more printing troubles

Felipe Augusto van de Wiel felipe at paranacidade.org.br
Tue Oct 3 15:03:34 GMT 2006

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On 09/28/2006 07:13 PM, cmaurand escreveu:
> I've gone through the docs and the how to's.  I've installed a printer
> under cups, in fact under cups it was a breeze.  Its a Sharp MX4501.  I
> have a ppd file for it, it works great from my linux workstation.

> I've set up a printer share under samba on my domain controller.  The
> windows machines find it, download the driver and then give the error:
> "The 'Sharp-4501' printer driver is not installed on this computer.
> Some printer properties will not be accessible unless you install the
> printer driver.  Do you want to install the printer driver now?"
> When I check the \windows\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\ folder, I find
> the drivers there.

	How did you add the drivers? Using cupsaddsmb?

> When i run rpcclient -Uroot%<password> -c 'getdriver Sharp-4501' <DOMAIN
> CONTOLLER> I get the list of files that I should get.  When I run the
> same command against a windows XP box, i get the same list of drivers,
> but the dependancy drivers (the long list) is in reverse order from the
> one I get from the linux machine.  does this make a difference?  If so,
> then I would need to re-install the driver again from the rpcclient -c
> 'adddriver' command, but with the files in the opposite order.
> I'm happy to supply any information that I might need to.  However, its
> 6:00 pm and i have appointments tonight and probably won't be able to
> give you any more information before tomorrow.  This problem has been
> driving me crazy for a week.

	Did you check the logs while trying to install the driver?

> Fedora Core 4, Cups 1.2.1 Samba 3.0.23a
> Thanks in advance.

	Kind regards,

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Felipe Augusto van de Wiel <felipe at paranacidade.org.br>
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