[K12OSN] Very frustrating!

Sudev Barar sbarar at gmail.com
Sat Jan 31 04:33:39 UTC 2009

BAD form Top reply and reply to my own...seems like you got there
before my last mail did. Just saw it that you have reached a


2009/1/31 Sudev Barar <sbarar at gmail.com>:
>> "The firmware of the printer must be uploaded after turning it on. You
>> can use a hotplug/udev script which comes with foo2zjs, or do it
>> manually: "cat /usr/share/foo2zjs/firmware/sihp1000.dl >
>> /dev/usb/lp0". "
> Okay. Now we are getting some where...
> If you do not have any USB port (USB2 only) on the client then you can
> connect this only at a server or a windows machine. (which is what you
> were trying to do). If you have a USB2 port then in the current LTSP
> version (5+) you probably need to set up local application to give
> this commend line. As giving it at shell on terminal will actually
> send this to the server port itself. Or you can try something like:
> cat /usr/share/foo2zjs/firmware/sihp1000.dl > IP:/dev/usb/lp
> Note I have used probably and maybe as I have not tested this out ever.
> On a win machine this is connected as a print share and drivers are
> all loaded by the windows machine so should not have been a problem if
> you use cups and define as smb (samba) printer.
> --

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