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Date:      Tue, 22 Oct 1996 16:22:50 -0700 (PDT)
From:      "Eric J. Schwertfeger" <ejs@bfd.com>
To:        "Thomas B. Fox" <tom@oliverdesign.com>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: printing to printer on novell net
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.95.961022161927.12094A-100000@harlie>
In-Reply-To: <3.0b36.32.19961022145601.00699bc0@oliverdesign.com>

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On Tue, 22 Oct 1996, Thomas B. Fox wrote:

> 
> I would like to be able to print to my HP 5si laser
> that is served by my novell network from my BSD machine. 
> The printer has a JetDirect card installed. Is anyone 
> familiar with the intrinsics of making this setup work? 
> 
> Some step by step assistance would be appreciated.

Easiest way -

1) use JetAdmin (or whatever they're calling it now) to assign an
IP address to the jet direct interface.

2) telnet to that IP address, and follow the help screens to turn off the
banner.

3) add a line in /etc/hosts for the printer

4) add the following lines to /etc/printcap

lp|hp4sales1|Sales HP4 Plus 1:\
  :lp=/dev/null:rm=hp4sales1.bfd.com:rp=text:sd=/var/spool/lpd/hp4sales1:mx#0:

where the rm= field is set to your printer's hostname (from step 3).




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