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Re: [SLE] TCP Printer not working in Suse 9.3
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2005 19:38:59 -0400
  • Message-id: <1120433939.24154.42.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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


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