View Full Version : using a power mac g4 digital audio
Feb 15, 2010, 12:29 PM
i have tiger runnning on this machine i was wondering how to get this machine to be a print server for my computers which is a mix of windows xp, vista and linux 9.10 ubuntu and a mac mini late 09 model its the 2.53 ghz and 4 gigs of ram. i have were my vista machine is seeing the machine but i am not able to access the share so i was wondering how to get my vista machine to access it i dont know about the xp machine yet thou
Feb 16, 2010, 02:45 AM
bump I have also got my windows vista machine actualy access the machine as a share i just want to get my windows vista machine to use the old g4 as a print server but it keeps on saying it does not have the right printer drivers on the g4
Feb 16, 2010, 05:19 AM
Then download the drivers.
Feb 16, 2010, 09:03 AM
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Feb 17, 2010, 02:22 AM
huh to last poster why would i do that as its a g4 digital audio its max is a 533mhz proc and i do have the drivers for the printer installed on the vista machine as it was hooked up to it but i wanted more desk space so i done it this way and it says the server does not have the drivers for my linux machine and the osx machine when i try to use the printer from vista and the osx machine has the latest updated drivers from hp
Feb 17, 2010, 02:23 AM
huh to last poster and i do have the drivers for the printer installed on the vista machine as it was hooked up to it but i wanted more desk space so i done it this way and it ays the server does not have the drivers for my linux machine and the osx machine when i try to use the printer from vista
You answered your own question.
Feb 17, 2010, 02:58 AM
ok i must be missing something drivers are installed on the osx box for the printer and they are also installed on the windows machine for the same printer but when i try to connect the windows machine to the osx box that is hooked up to the printer with all the file and print sharing on it still says i need the proper drivers so now how do u explain that and dont say i answered my own ? as i have not
Feb 17, 2010, 05:05 AM
Go the the manufacturer website and get the latest drivers.
Feb 17, 2010, 10:28 AM
lol i have for both and just for giggles how do u set up a print share in general for a windows vista that the printer is hooked up on a osx machine running tiger