Subject: Re: Connecting IP-based printer?
To: Brian Grayson <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/17/2007 13:26:05
On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 10:16:23PM -0500, Brian Grayson wrote:
>   The documentation with the printer is of course slanted to M$ and
> MacOS, and online I only see stuff about LPRng and Linux, and not Plain
> Ol' Unix.

Does the printer accept TCP connections to port 9100? If it does it
supports HP's Jetdirect and things are easy. You'll just need an
entry like this in "/etc/printcap":

<queue name for your printer>:\
	:lp=9100@<hostname of your printer>:\

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler