lpd setup for remote printer

Garance A Drosihn drosih at rpi.edu
Wed Oct 15 12:26:00 PDT 2003

At 2:17 PM -0400 10/15/03, Tom Parquette wrote:
>I'm trying to configure printing on the "local" machine
>(Stargate) to point to lp on P3R-272.
>This is what I currently have coded in Stargate's printcap
>lp|HP2000 on P3R-272:\
>         :sh:\
>         :sd=/var/spool/lpd/lp:lf=/var/log/lpd-errs:\
>         :rm=P3R-272.Tom.Parquette.name:

If you do not have 'rp=' specified, then (iirc) lpd will
assume you mean a local printer.  Try adding    rp=lp:
to the above printcap entry.

Garance Alistair Drosehn            =   gad at gilead.netel.rpi.edu
Senior Systems Programmer           or  gad at freebsd.org
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute    or  drosih at rpi.edu

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