How to print to hp JetDirect/LaserJet 1300 Network printer?

Jay O'Brien jayobrien at
Sat Oct 30 13:34:44 PDT 2004

Kent Stewart wrote:

> On Saturday 30 October 2004 12:56 pm, Jay O'Brien wrote:
>>I'm confused, as there seem to be many conflicting directions
>>out there. is overwhelming.
>>I'm a new user of 4.10. I want to print to my hp 1300 LaserJet,
>>which has a JetDirect network server and is connected to my LAN.
>>The Win machines on the LAN print fine to the printer.
>>The printer is assigned the fixed IP I can ping
>>that address from my FreeBSD computer.
> It is about as simple a printer to print to that you can get. On the other 
> hand, you have problems configuring all possibilities. I use
> lp|HPLJ2:\
>         :lp=:\
>         :rm=psrvr:\
>         :rp=L1:\
>         :if=/var/spool/lpd/\
>         :lf=/var/log/lpd-errs:\
>         :sd=/var/spool/lpd:\
>         :mx#0
> for my printcap entries. I have a netgear printsever and it is l1 on the 
> server. I can't lp a file because it stairsteps but I want to print from 
> kword and don't have any problem.
> Kent
>>Jay O'Brien
>>Rio Linda, CA USA


How does that send the files to be printed to 



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