The iPrint Driver Migration script is designed to use a NetWare repository and convert that repository one OS platform at a time into a format that the Linux Driver Store can understand. The script will then upload those drivers automatically into the Driver Store without using iManager.
Step #1 - Install and download the latest version of the iPrint Driver Migration script utility.
Note: iPrint Driver Migration script supports OES 2 and 11.
- Download iprint-driver-migration-2.0.tgz
- Open a Terminal window and type “su”.
- Enter root’s password.
- Extract the script from the tarball.
#tar –xzvf iprint-driver-migration-2.0.tgz
- cd to the iPrint-Driver-Migration folder.
- Make the script executable.
#chmod 755 iPrint-Driver-Migration-2.0.sh
Step #2 - Copy over the resdir (drivers folder) directory from the NetWare server.
- Access the Sys:\ndps directory on the NetWare server using the Novell Client for Windows
- Copy the resdir directoy over to the OES 2 or OES 11 server.
Note: Make note of the location that you copied the resdir to.
Step #3 - Run the iPrint Driver Migration script utility.
- On the terminal run the iPrint-Driver-Migration-2.0.sh script to start the driver upload process.
Note: This example assumes that the resdir directory was copied to the /tmp directory.
#./iPrint-Driver-Migration-2.0.sh -f /tmp/resdir/ENGLISH/Prndrv/
- When the script is executed it will ask the remaining questions to make the driver upload a success.
Disclaimer: As with everything else at Cool Solutions, this content is definitely not supported by Novell (so don't even think of calling Support if you try something and it blows up).
It was contributed by a community member and is published "as is." It seems to have worked for at least one person, and might work for you. But please be sure to test, test, test before you do anything drastic with it.