[Samba] Point'n'print support of various printer drivers
ryan.suarez at sheridanc.on.ca
Fri Apr 16 13:03:34 MDT 2010
Roel van Meer wrote:
> We're using Point'n'print with different versions of samba (3.3.x,
> 3.4.x, 3.5.x) and in most cases it works really well. However, there
> are some printer drivers with which we just cannot get printing to
> work properly: in these cases not all driver features (like color,
> duplex or multiple copies) are available.
> I was wondering if this is a known inherent problem with some printer
> drivers, or if this is caused by samba not supporting specific methods
> or other requirements that these drivers would have.
> The reason I'm asking is that I would like to know whether or not it's
> useful filing bugs for these issues. I already have test setups and
> I'm willing and able to spend time helping debug these issues, but if
> this is one of those things that'll just never work it's not really
> useful bothering anyone with it.
> Examples of drivers that we can't get to work properly are the Brother
> HL4040-CN and various drivers from HP (the bundled Windows drivers for
> HP printers usually work fine.)
Great question +1. All our lexmark drivers work like a charm.
Xerox drivers are a PITA. I'm referring to vendor specific drivers,
since Windows does not have a bundle for the newest Xerox models we
have. I was also considering filing bug reports for these.
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