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Re: [SLE] TCP Printer not working in Suse 9.3
  • From: Art Fore <art.fore@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2005 19:32:37 -0700
  • Message-id: <1120444357.1492.22.camel@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2005-07-03 at 19:19 -0700, Art Fore wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-07-03 at 19:38 -0400, Ken Schneider wrote:
> > On Sun, 2005-07-03 at 19:29 -0400, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> > > On Sunday 03 July 2005 05:35 pm, Art Fore wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Printer type: Network Printer
> > > > > > URI: socket:192.168.0.31:9100
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > That would be correct for a HP JetDirect. You might try deleting the
> > > > > printer and add it using the Printing Manager, it has always served me
> > > > > well. Also double check the driver and try a different one as a test.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > I am using a netgear print server that goes on the parallel port of a
> > > > printer with the ethernet cable plugged into network switch.
> > > >
> > > > Art
> > >
> > > Aha!! The netgear print server that I have here doing the same thing (to a
> > > parallel printer) uses ports of 4010 and 4020 for the two parallel ports
> > > that it has.
> > >
> > > I would guess your port is not specified correctly.
> >
> > Yep. He was trying to use port 9100 which is what HP uses for the
> > JetDirect. No wonder it does not work.
> >
> > --
> > Ken Schneider
> > UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998
> >
> > "The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
> > the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge
> >
> >
> There has been no change on this print server for two years and was was
> working with suse 8.0, 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, & 9.2 always setting it up with
> yast other than changing the printer from laserjet III to laserjet 2300
> about a year ago (suse 9.2) when the laserjet III finally died. So, how
> do I get it to not think it is the parallel port? Just change printer
> drivers until I find one that work?
>
> Art
>
>
Just tried the hp2200 driver which is the one I was using in Suse 9.2.
Same Identical results. What was the big change from 9.2 to 9.3 in this
area?

Art


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