Hi, My FreeBSD box picks up its IP through DHCP. Now I configured a printer on this machine, using apsfilter. So far so good. Now when I try to print anything, I see the following error in the lpd-errs file: ------------ Apr 6 11:00:03 zimbu lpd: unable to get official name for local machine zimbu.vxindia.veritas.com: hostname nor servname provided, or not known Apr 6 11:00:03 zimbu lpd: lp: no line printer device or host name ------------
Now, if I add an entry for zimbu in /etc/hosts (with the currently assigned IP address), printing works fine. My printcap is: ------------ # APS1_BEGIN:printer1 # - don't delete start label for apsfilter printer1 # - no other printer defines between BEGIN and END LABEL lp|sym6fp1|PSgs;r=300x300;q=medium;c=full;p=a4;m=raw:\ :lp=:\ :rm=sym6fp1.vxindia.veritas.com:\ :rp=sym6fp1:\ :if=/usr/local/etc/apsfilter/basedir/bin/apsfilter:\ :sd=/var/spool/lpd/sym6fp1:\ :lf=/var/spool/lpd/sym6fp1/log:\ :af=/var/spool/lpd/sym6fp1/acct:\ :mx#0:\ :sh: # APS1_END - don't delete this ------------ sym6fp1.vxindia.veritas.com is the printer host (actually the printer itself, not an host really). Hence, my question is: Is there some tweak either in printcap, or somewhere else that will tell lpd that my IP address is DHCP assigned? Or how do I get printing enabled, without adding such an entry in /etc/hosts.conf? Any help to fix this issue will be appreciated. Thanks in advance! Best, Amarendra _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"