[Samba] Point'n'print support of various printer drivers (workaround)
Roel van Meer
rolek at bokxing.nl
Wed Apr 21 00:57:33 MDT 2010
ray klassen writes:
> The problem is always when a printer driver makes a call to a windows dll
> on the server which the linux server can't respond to. Wish the driver
> developers would brain up...
I recently found a tool by Cisco with which you can compare and if
necessary correct differences between printer driver installations on a
local windows host and a remote samba host. It took me about 10 minutes
with these tools to get our previously semi-functional Brother drivers
working like they should.
For the printer in question (a Brother HL-4040CN) it could tell me some 61
registry entries were missing on the samba server and it kindly corrected
that for me.
It's too bad the tool itself is not publicly accessible.
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