[K12OSN] terminal printers

Julius Szelagiewicz julius at turtle.com
Tue Jun 14 12:55:22 UTC 2005

On Tue, 14 Jun 2005, Sudev Barar wrote:

> On Mon, 2005-06-13 at 22:00, Julius Szelagiewicz wrote:
> >  any advice on how to get the terminal printers to work on stock k12
> > 4.2.1? The masses are getting restive and the jet direct boxes are not
> Step one fix the IP for each terminal that is get printer attached. Need
> to edit the /etc/dhcpd.conf and add a section for each NIC (based on MAC
> address).
> Step two edit the lts.conf file and add section for each terminal and
> define additional modules to be loaded for printer (usb/uhci etc..) for
> which see example lines in the stock k12 lts.conf that are commented
> out.
> Step three use printtool (you will need root password) and add printers
> for each workstation. Typically we name them PrinterWSxx) define this as
> jetdirect printer attached at xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:9100 (where
> xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx is the IP for workstation) select [print driver and
> save.
> Step four restart dhcpd & cups services.
> Step five restart the workstation with printer attached and print.
> No need for jetdirect box! HTH
> --
> Sudev Barar

Sudev, we have a misunderstanding here. This are the printers that worked
fine before the upgrade, they don't work now. The queues get created
correctly, but no printing occurs.

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