printing woes redhat 6.2
m.brodbelt at acu.ac.uk
Tue Oct 10 09:39:45 GMT 2000
> ok, one last problem in my migration to samba from nt....
> i added all the jet direct printers (by ip) and i was successfully able
> to print a test page to the first few i added and then, BAM, no more!
> now all the printers show up as "Paused" in windows.
> i have rebooted the server, restarted lpd countless times etc...
> the message i get from the linux box itself is
> lpr: connect: Connection refused
> jobs queued, but cannot start daemon.
> i have seen many posts on this but no solid or successful solution.
I used to have this sort of grief getting things set up. The I switched
to usign LPRng, and I've never looked back. You can get rpm's for RH6.2
quite happily, and setting up jetdirect cards is a breeze. Check it out
(http://www.lprng.com). If you want more info, mail me, and I can send
you my printcap.
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