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Date:      Tue, 14 Mar 1995 07:28:18 -0700 (MST)
From:      David Poole <>
To: (Tom Stevelt)
Subject:   Re: HP4si with Jet Direct Network Card
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <950314040421_70312.2134_CHV68-1@CompuServe.COM> from "Tom Stevelt" at Mar 13, 95 11:04:21 pm

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> Anyone out there printing with FreeBSD to an HP4si laser printer with 
> Jet Direct Network	
> Card?  We have several Windows and SCO Unix machines which can print to it.
>  The
> UNIX ones use TCP/IP and something called 'hpnpf'.  What can I use with 
> FreeBSD.
> Thanks for your help --- 

  You should be able to use ftp/lp with the JetDirect card.  If not, hpnpf 
is an HP utility that sends data directly to a TCP port, usually 9100.  
Should be simple to create, but I think hpnpf has source floating around 

David Poole                       Networking under Dos is like               adding a fifth leg to a cow.
Extended Systems, Inc.                      -me

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