[Samba] Samba 3 and cupsaddsmb

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Sep 25 20:59:50 MDT 2012

On Tue, 2012-09-25 at 17:59 -0500, Kristofer wrote:
> I can't even get cupsaddsmb to work right.  I followed the
> configuration instructions from the documentation, and my smb.conf
> matches what the cupsaddsmb man page says.
> I am getting extremely frustrated with this and not being able to
> allow clients to download drivers from Samba.
> With cupsaddsmb, this is the error I am receiving when it gets to this
> point, over and over:
> Running command: rpcclient localhost -N -A /tmp/cupsDdRS7Y -c
> 'adddriver "Windows NT x86"
> "pw003:pscript5.dll:pw003.ppd:ps5ui.dll:pscript.hlp:NULL:RAW:pscript5.dll,pw003.ppd,ps5ui.dll,pscript.hlp,pscript.ntf,cups6.ini,cupsps6.dll,cupsui6.dll"'
> What in the heck is going on?  Why can I not get any of this to work?

Even if you could get it to work, is this really what you want?
Printing with native Windows drivers is the more normal pattern these
days, rather than printing postscript and getting CUPS to do the

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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