Network Printer - Help too please
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Sat Jan 1 20:13:14 UTC 2005
>On Fri, 2004-12-31 at 17:27 -0800, tonydm wrote:
>>I truely welcome all the wonderfull advice. But somewhere there is the
>>impression that I have a Laserjet 4000N with Ethernet built in. I do
>>not. I have a plain jane printer which requires a parallel connection
>>to print. That's where the Intel NetportExpress 10/100 came in. It is
>>the print server, not any part of the printer.
>The confusion stems from the fact that the 4000N comes from the factory
>with a Jet direct card installed ... that's what the N means in the
>name. Apparently somebody took it out somewhere along the line before
>you got the printer.
>Anyways I have about a half dozen NetportExpress boxes attached to
>various printers at work (mostly the old PRO 100 variety).
>In cups you need to setup the the printer as being LPD with the
>destination queue on the remote box being either LPT1_PASSTHRU or
>LPT2_PASSTHRU depending on what port the printer is hooked up to.
If you look at my original post, I never stated I had a 4000N. It was
assumed at some point that I did. I tried LPD and could not get it to
work. Configuring it as a JetDirect pointing the the Netports ip
address and port 9100 did the trick. Thanks again :)
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