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RE: [K12OSN] adding printer problem



I tried the ip address in place of finaid12 with no success.
I can ping the client by both ip and name.

-----Original Message-----
From: k12osn-bounces redhat com [mailto:k12osn-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of David Hopkins
Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 11:19 AM
To: Support list for open source software in schools.
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] adding printer problem

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 2:07 PM, Marc Fromm <Marc Fromm wwu edu> wrote:
> I was battleing a client non-booting problem for ages after upgraded Fedora
> Core 4 to 6.
>
> I created a new ltsp server using the K12LTSP-5.0.0EL-32bit-dvd.iso. My
> clients now boot fine.
>
>
>
> On the old working ltsp, I added printers using CUPs in the browser
> (localhost:631).
>
> The printers are connected to the terminals by USB.
>
> In CUPs I would:
>
> --click add printer
>
> --select Device AppSocket/HPJetDirect
>
> --create a DeviceURI as socket://finaid12:9100.
>
> Finaid12 is one of the clients as configured in the hosts file and
> dhcpd.conf file.
>

what happens if you use socket://x.y.w.z:9100

where x.y.w.z is the IP address of finaid12?  I would sometimes have
problems with name resolution (though not recently) and started using
the IP address which has worked flawlessly for me.

>
>
> I followed these same steps on the new Cent OS server.
>
> The clients see the printer as added through CUPs, but the print jobs just
> hang with the message processing.
>

Can you ping finaid12?  or telnet to finaid12 on port 9100?

>
> Is there something new to do to setup printers?
>
>
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
> Marc
>
>
>

Sincerely,
Dave Hopkins

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