[rescue] Help - Axis Print Server is behaving badly

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Tue Jun 3 16:38:21 CDT 2003

Does it speak LPR, or do you have to dump the data stream to a network
port ?

I'm not familiar with that server, but a few others I have used all seem
to handle Unix lpr.

-- Curt

>From: Brian Dunbar <Brian.Dunbar at plexus.com>
>To: rescue at sunhelp.org, sunhelp at sunhelp.org, geeks at sunhelp.org
>Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2003 16:27:19 -0500 
>Subject: [rescue] Help - Axis Print Server is behaving badly
>We're scraping the bottom of the barrel at work; short notice class and we
>need to produce a working label printer/print server.  By Wednesday.
>Morning.  Good planning, huh?
>Our printer guy unearthed an 'Axis NPS 550 RISC' - a 1994 model print
>server, two parallel and one serial port.  He even remembered the root
>password from that era, something to be said for longevity.  No 'web'
>interface of course, and Axis newer print mgt software doesn't seem to know
>how to talk to it.
>I've managed to get the IP address switched over to our current 'net and I
>can talk to it but when I point the TCP/IP stream from the server the print
>jobs _go_ but nothing spills out at the far end.  Current conjecture is that
>the something isn't configured right on the (Axis) print server side but
>we've reached an impasse.
>I'm sending this out partly for the memory jog responses to this list seem
>to bring ... but if anyone has a magic button to push that just makes these
>things work that would be nice.
>Brian Dunbar
>System Administrator - Plexus
>Oh, so that's what an invisible barrier looks like. 
>- Fidgit, Time Bandits 
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Curtis Wilbar
Hawk Mountain Networks
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