Canon printer and TurboPrint

cpghost cpghost at
Sat May 30 14:35:05 UTC 2009

On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 03:13:13PM +0200, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > Done the same with HP Laserjet 4000 duplex - it even received
> > an IP automatically via DHCP, so I just had to "arp -a" and
> > edit /etc/hosts and /etc/printcap. The lpq / lprm tools seemed
> > to operate on the printer server inside the printer.
> For non-ethernet printers like my laserjet 4 there are often available 
> original print server modules for them for really nothing (i paid <10$)
> if not, and you need ethernet connectivity, then this
> is a perfect choice. i recommend it for every unix user.

Thanks for the pointer! I was actually looking for a set of ethernet
print servers, and this looks very promising.

Can you confirm that the PS-1206P works well under RELENG_7?

> As they are advertised as mostly for windows, i actually found configuring 
> it under unix very simple exactly as you said (/etc/printcap), while 
> incredibly complex under windows ;)


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