> Hi folks,
> I'm using the default config of Red Hat 8.0 to print to my Red Hat 8.0
> printer via Jetdirect. I'm using the Red Hat Printer Config in Gnome
> to setup the printer, and here's what I've tried.
> When I choose JetDirect and setup the printer using HP LaserJet
> 5M/Postscript, I get "40 HP MIO Error" and nothing comes out.
> I'll change the driver to HP LaserJet/Postscript (which is a generic
> driver), it does print, but at 300x300, so images are very grainy.
> So I decided to try lpd and send the data directly to printer. I
> changed the Queue Type to Unix Printing and put my printer IP as
> Server and Queue as 'raw'. I tried both drivers - 5M and generic,
> same as above - and it says "Processing Job" then "Ready" with no
> I researched linuxprinting.org and found several folks with the same
> problem on the same printer --
> [url]http://www.linuxprinting.org/pipermail/hp-list/2002q3/001507.html[/url] . I
> followed their suggestion, which is where my above attempt at using
> Unix Printing came from, but no luck. I've yet to find any solution,
> even though these HP LaserJet 5N drivers are supposed to be fully
> Any suggestions? If I can't get it going via Jet Direct, I'll pick-up
> a parallel cable and maybe that'll do something different. I just
> hate to mess with that since the printer is nowhere near my computer.
> Thanks for any advice or suggestions.