In the last episode (Nov 12), David Bein said: > I have an older J2383 Jet Direct box which I am trying to setup for a > FreeBSD 4.9/x86 box. I have tried various things in /etc/printcap, > but still I get nothing reasonable. I know the box is working because > if I telnet to port 9100 on the Jet Direct and type in some lines and > then quit out of telnet, it prints them. So my problem is not the > hardware or network connectivity. > > I am confused about whether this should be "lp=<port>@<host>" with > appropriate filters or some variant of "rm=<host> rp=TEXT".
Either should work. I prefer the "rm" style since that works a bit better when you have multiple systems printing to the same printer. Make sure to telnet to the jetdirect and disable banners, though. > None of the software examples I have seen appear to reference port > 9100 and so I am confused as to how it knows what to connect to > except in the <port>@<host> configuration. Neither of these > approaches worked. What happens? -- Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"