OT: brother hl-5250dn here.
kline at thought.org
Wed Mar 19 17:23:02 PDT 2008
On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 03:44:41PM -0500, David Kelly wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 11:54:43AM -0700, Gary Kline wrote:
> > Ihave my new printer here, hooked into my hub/switch. What next?
> > How to configure it to get a DHCP lease. I just rebooted my
> > pfSense firewall and do not see any new leases!
> Out of the box my HL-5250DN got a lease from dhcpd on my FreeBSD 6.2
> The 5250 network manual says if it can't find a DHCP server then it will
> pick an address in the range of 169.254.1.0 to 169.254.254.255. If for
> some reason APIPA is disabled it will select 126.96.36.199.
> Modern hub/switches are wonderful for their purchase price and value
> received, but often have problems of their own. Often helps to power
> cycle a switch when moving connectors around
> If pfSense is configured to issue IP addresses via DHCP and isn't
> issuing one to the printer, then suspect something else issued an IP
> address. If there is any possible path between your printer and cable or
> DSL modem then suspect the modem issued (or refused to issue) and IP
Yes, indeed. AS I mentioned to Predrag awhile ago, the cat5
connector (zat the "RJ-45"??) wasn't in the jack all the way.
I finally pushed it in and heard that great *click*. And so
now all's right with the world [give/take]: god is in his
counting house, the king is in his heaven, and so on....
> David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at HiWAAY.net
> Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.
Gary Kline kline at thought.org www.thought.org Public Service Unix
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