[PLUG] JetDirect card in LaserJet 5

Aaron Burt aaron at bavariati.org
Sun Sep 19 17:35:03 PDT 2004


On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 01:50:16PM -0700, Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Sep 2004, Aaron Burt wrote:

> >Power up the printer, and hit the left Menu key 'til you see the HP
> >MIO Menu.  You can do config of the card there, though I think it'll
> >do DHCP or BootP by default.
> 
>   OK. I have network cfg = yes* and tcp/ip = yes*.
> 
>   How do I assign it a network address?

Then you get to set config tcp = yes.  At that point, you can set
bootp=no and then it'll let you set the IP address.  

> >It'll act as a "socket" printer and an LPR printer, among other things.
> >
> >In CUPS, it's as simple as "socket://printer_address" or
> >"socket://printer_address:9100" or "lpr://printer_address/lp"
> 
>   See above. Do I edit /etc/hosts and add an address there for lpr; e.g.,
> 192.168.55.124	lp0.appl-ecosys.com  lp0

If you want.  I just use the IP address, e.g. lpr://192.168.55.124/lp
(Note: LPR has you specifiy a print queue; lp is the default.)

>   When the JetDirect 600N for the Professional Series 2500C gets here I'll
> need to configure that within CUPS, too.

Woo!

Happy hacking,
  Aaron




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