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Re: [SLE] TCP Printer not working in Suse 9.3
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 3 Jul 2005 19:29:22 -0400
  • Message-id: <200507031929.22400.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 03 July 2005 05:35 pm, 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:
> > > > On Sun, 2005-07-03 at 14:10 -0400, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Go to k-menu(bottom left green
> > > > button)-->Utilities-->Printing-->Printing Manager
> > > >
> > > > At the bottom click on the Administrator Mode button and enter root's
> > > > password.
> > > > Highlight the printer by single clicking on it. Then click on the
> > > > properties tab. Next click on the interface tab on the left. Report
> > > > back as to what the interface is, the full text as shown.
> > > > You either have it set as a paralell printer or have the IP/port set
> > > > wrong.
> > >
> > > 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.
> >
> > --
> > 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
>
> 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.




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