I'm trying to setup Remote Line Printing on a small network (TCP/IP) with SCO
r3.2 v4.2, but I can't seem to get it to work correctly.
When I try to print to the print server from the client (lp /etc/printcap),
nothing happens. I get the following error message:
request id is lpmarc2-4
lp: connect: Network is unreachable
jobs queued, but cannot start daemon
If I use rlpstat lpmarc2 on the client I get the following message:
scfdb2: Warning: no daemon present
lpmarc2-4 root 252
ps -fe shows me that the lpd daemon is running on the client and on the
The strange thing is, that if I shut down the client and boot it up again,
that job prints out at the print server. The princap file on the client looks
The name of the print server is scfrt1 and the name of the printer on that
server is lpmarc2. The network name of the client is scfdb2. This name is
listed in the /etc/hosts.lpd file on the server.
I can ping from one PC to the other and visa versa.
Can anyone shed some light on this situation.