How to print to hp JetDirect/LaserJet 1300 Network printer?
kstewart at owt.com
Sat Oct 30 17:01:40 PDT 2004
On Saturday 30 October 2004 01:34 pm, Jay O'Brien wrote:
> 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. http://Linuxprinting.org 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 192.168.1.40. 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/lj.sh:\
> > :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 192.168.1.40?
psrvr is in my hosts table.
That is where you need a <cr> but only get a <lf>. With Unix only sending a
linefeed, it walks across and down the page like stairs.
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