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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 19:35:57 -0400
  • Message-id: <1120433757.24154.39.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2005-07-03 at 14:35 -0700, Art Fore wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-07-03 at 18:48 -0400, Ken Schneider wrote:
> > On Sun, 2005-07-03 at 12:05 -0700, Art Fore wrote:
> > > On Sun, 2005-07-03 at 15:27 -0400, Ken Schneider wrote:
> > > Printer type: Network Printer
> > > URI: socket:192.168.0.31:9100
> > >
> > > This is the setting from YAST. I also enabled port 9100 on the firewall.
> > >
> > 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.
>
And which port does netgear use, what does their docs say.
When setting up a network printer there is a scan function, use it to
find the connection. If does not find it you are using the wrong network
selection. It might be using "Network Printer w/IPP" or lpd on the port
try both to see which one works.

--
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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