Subject: Re: Printing with lpr
To: ianm <>
From: Richard Rauch <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/25/2003 11:35:18

> I am having trouble printing with lpr. I have two netBSD 161 boxes (call =

I assume that you mean NetBSD 1.6.1.  We're not even to v2.x, yet, so
v161 would be a long, long ways away.  (^&

> them A and B) networked.=20
> Both are able to successfully print to a local printer with no problem. =
> However when I set up=20
> box A to print using box B's printer (a remote printer setup) I run into =
> trouble. Having setup the=20
> printcap entries, when using the lpq command to check the printer queue =
> I get the following
> message.

Are you sure that the remote machine is running lpd?  lpd is off by default.

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