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Re: [SLE] TCP Printer not working in Suse 9.3
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 3 Jul 2005 13:12:33 -0400
  • Message-id: <200507031312.33323.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 03 July 2005 10:51 am, Art Fore wrote:
> I am not able to get my HPLaserjet 2300 printer to working in suse 9.3.
> I set it up with yast for the tcp address 1.9.168.0.31, it says it is
> ready, but printing a test page results in nothing. http://localhost:631
> show the print que as waiting. I can ping the address fine. I get the
> following from the /var/log/messages which appears to say the printer is
> trying on the parallel port.
>
>
> Jul 3 07:26:16 linux kernel: parport0: PC-style at 0x378 [PCSPP]
> Jul 3 07:26:16 linux kernel: lp0: using parport0 (polling).
> Jul 3 07:26:16 linux kernel: parport0: PC-style at 0x378 [PCSPP]
> Jul 3 07:26:42 linux syslog-ng[2801]: STATS: dropped 0
>
> (This all worked in suse 9.2) Any suggestions on what the problem could be?
>
> Art

1) The IP address you show isn't valid. (probably a typo)

2) It appears it is trying to print to a parallel printer. Something is
wrong in your setup. Go back to Yast and try again.

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