Setting wireless network printer issue

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at
Fri Jan 4 13:13:23 UTC 2013

On 01/04/2013 05:35 PM, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote:
> On Thu 03 Jan 2013 11:51:33 PM PST, Ed Greshko wrote:
>>> FirewallD is enabled, network is on.
>> Not familiar with that printer.....
>> Running "hp-setup" ....  After selecting "Network/Ethernet/Wireless network" did you "Show Advanced Options" and then check "Manual Discovery" and enter the IP address?
>> You can ping the printer?
>> Also, you should be able to.....
>> telnet printer.ip 9100    with 9100 being the first jetdirect port.
>> [egreshko at meimei ~]$ telnet hp 9100
>> Trying
>> Connected to hp.
>> Escape character is '^]'.
>> ^]
>> telnet> close
>> Connection closed.
> No luck. On my network, HP eStation ip address is with network name HPFFBBC9.
> Somehow, hp-setup does not detect the printer presence in wireless netowrk (it did on F17).
> I am puzzled why hp-setup failed on F18.

I would be puzzled too.  I suppose I wasn't clear....but I set up my HP printer using hp-setup and I am on F18 as well....

Can you telnet to the printer as shown above?  If not, then the problem is a network issue.

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