[K12OSN] IP Printers on the Terminal Side of LTSP

Julius Szelagiewicz julius at turtle.com
Wed Dec 5 00:04:44 UTC 2007

> Is it possible to connect an HP JetDirect Printer on the terminal side of
> your LTSP server? I set the IP to and removed .250+ from the
> dhcp, but still cannot seem to get it set right in CUPS. The driver/ppd is
> easy to find as it is a HPLJ5n, so I don't believe that is the issue.
> Network host '' is busy; will retry in 20 seconds... Is shown
> on the CUPS page. The Device URI: is socket:// I feel
> like I'm overlooking something really simple. Thanks in advance.

Levi, first things first: does "telnet 9100" get you into
your jetdirect?
Maybe you have another device with this address on the network? Mabe the
jetdirect has hp protocol disabled?

I have over a hundred of embedded and external jetdirects, all on the
internal networks, with no problems.


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