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.