Subject: Re: printer ports on DECstation 5000/133
To: Philip Tait <Philip.Tait@phxase.allied.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/27/1999 15:33:09
The other option would be to leave it on the PC and setup lpr
to print across the network :)
Then let us live and love so that people will say;
"The devil as well as god... is an englishman."
On Fri, 27 Aug 1999, Philip Tait wrote:
> Nik Ingle wrote:
> > I would like to set up an HP color deskjet printer, which I have
> > been using on my PC/Linux box, as a local printer on a DECstation
> > 5000/133.
> > However, none of the connectors on the back of the box are labeled with
> > any markings I understand.
> > Is there a parallel port like on a pc, or will I need to get a special
> > cable?
> How about this:
> "10/100 PRINT SERVER MINI 1 PARALLEL PORT 1 10/100 RJ45
> Our Price: $76.95
> -Supports BSD Unix 4.x, Sun OS , DEC Unix IBM AIX , HP-UX etc."
> If you're quick, there's a $10 rebate!
> If you try it, let us know if it works.
> Philip J. Tait.....AlliedSignal Engines, Phoenix, Az.....email@example.com