Re: Network Printer - Help too please

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On Fri, Dec 31, 2004 at 12:33:15PM -0800, tonydm wrote:
> Terry Polzin wrote:
> 
> > On Thursday December 30 2004 20:46, tonydm wrote:
> >
> >
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> I too have a network printer problem.  I cannot seem to get a printer
> >> configured and work.  All of my windoze boxes print to the print server
> >> fine.  Before taking FC3 for a test drive, I had Mandrake 10 installed.
> >>  Configured a printer no problem.  Was printing in minutes.
> >>
> >> Intel NetportExpress 10/100 - ip 172.16.0.100
> >> HP Laserjet 4000
> >>
> >> 1) what to I need to enable (protocol) on the print server?
> >> 2) what kind of network printer type (CUPS-IPP, UNIX-LPD, WINDOWS-SMB,
> >> etc), do I need to setup?
> >> 3) can I use the default hplj4000 postscript driver?  The screen says
> >> "recommended"
> >>
> >
> > system-config-printer
> >
> > select networked jetdirect as quque type
> > run this command as root.
> >
> >
> Printer is online!! :)
> 
> But I feel like such an idiot.  I don't recall setting up the printer 
> with Jetdirect under Mandrake.  I did recall directing it to the ip 
> address at port 9100.  My problem was I was trying to set it up with 
> everything EXCEPT Jetdirect under FC3.  I thought "it couldn't be this 
> because I don't have a Jetdirect server".   Thanks for the education.
> 
> tonydm
It is not the server that is necessarily jetdirect it is the interface
on HP printers that are jetdirect.
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