gerrym at futuremetals.com
Fri May 12 12:51:23 GMT 2000
Here is a copy of the permisions for /var/spool/lpd/nero if this helps:
drwx------ 2 daemon root 1024 May 12 07:51 nero
-rw------- 1 daemon root 1038 May 12 07:51 acct
-rw------- 1 daemon root 0 May 11 15:47 control.nero
-rw------- 1 daemon root 776 May 12 07:51 log
-rw------- 1 daemon root 6 May 12 07:51 nero
-rw------- 1 daemon root 0 May 11 15:47 status
-rw------- 1 daemon root 8582 May 12 07:51 status.nero
-rw------- 1 daemon root 6 May 12 07:51 unspooler.nero
Gerry Maddock wrote:
> <It seems that the print command is trying to find the printer at
> location 'localhost'. Since this is a network printer it is not at
> localhost is it?>
> Yeah, the error messages made no sense to me either!
> Well, like I said earlier: < The IP address of this printer is 10.1.1.192. I
> call this
> printer nero, and have it listed in my /etc/hosts file>
> Here is a copy of part of my host file:
> 127.0.0.1 localhost localhost.localdomain
> 10.1.1.190 penguin.futuremetals.com penguin
> 10.1.1.192 nero
> Now, I'm not getting any error messages, but nothing prints!!!!! Nothing in
> the queue! I'm still able to telnet into port 9100, type some sentences,
> then do the [ctrl] [l] and the printer prints what I just typed!
> Thanks for helping Russ!! - if you need any other info, let me know.
> Russ Brewer wrote:
> > It seems that the print command is trying to find the printer at
> > location 'localhost'. Since this is a network printer it is not at
> > localhost is it?
> > What are your '/etc/hosts' file entries for localhost and nero?
> > I think your problem may be that your computer does not know what nero's
> > ip address is and so its guessing its at localhost. But isn't your
> > local host address something like 127.0.0.1?
> > Russ Brewer
> > Gerry Maddock wrote:
> > >
> > > I've been trying to get LPRng to work lately, but nothings happening.
> > > Here's the facts: The test printer for this is an HP8000 w/jetdirect
> > > port. The IP address of this printer is 10.1.1.192. I call this
> > > printer nero, and have it listed in my /etc/hosts file. I'm running
> > > LRng-3.6.12-1, and ifhp-3.3.10-1 on a RH6.0 sys running Samba v.2.05a.
> > > I was not able to print via samba, so I tried
> > > lpr /etc/ifhp.conf and recieved the following errors:
> > > Status Information:
> > > sending job 'root at penguin+512' to nero at localhost
> > > connecting to 'localhost', attempt 1
> > > connected to 'localhost'
> > > requesting printer nero at localhost
> > > sending control file 'cfA512penguin.futuremetals.com' to
> > > nero at localhost
> > > error 'LINK_TRANSFER_FAIL' sending file
> > > 'cfA512penguin.futuremetals.com' to nero at localhost
> > > job 'root at penguin+512' transfer to nero at localhost failed
> > >
> > > I know the networking is good, b/c I telnet to port 9100 on the
> > > printer, typed this is a test, then hit [ctrl] [l] to put out a form
> > > feed, and that worked. PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!!!
> > > Below is a copy of my /etc/printcap
> > > nero:\
> > > :lp=nero%9100\
> > > :of=/usr/libexec/filters/ifhp\
> > > :if=/usr/libexec/filters/ifhp\
> > > :sd=/var/spool/lpd/nero\
> > > :sh:sf
> > >
> > > PS: I've already run checkpc.
> > >
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