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Old 07-25-2009
Please help about my printer

In previous version of Solaris , my printer has been working fine , but in this version of Solaris plug and play is not working .

Printer is HP psc 1215 all in one , it is supported by Solaris kernel but I do not know how to install printer .
I know for command lpadmin but i don't know how to scan USB ports .
# 2  
Old 07-25-2009
If you have a GUI, then type this command:

# printmgr &

It will show a friendly user-interface where you can setup your printer.

Refer to this document for printer guidelines:
System Administration Guide: Solaris Printing - Sun Microsystems
# 3  
Old 07-25-2009
Nope I was unable to enable my printer

is there any command for scaning USB ports

Last edited by microbot; 07-26-2009 at 07:55 AM..
# 4  
Old 07-26-2009
which version of Solaris ? Solaris 10 ?
/etc/init.d/volmgt start

whats the messages (if any) in the /var/adm/messages when you plug in/out the USB ?
# 5  
Old 07-26-2009
Please make sure your printer is in the supported list of Solaris....Or you can always use it as a network printer, which will be easier to configure.
# 6  
Old 07-26-2009
I have usually found that the most reliable thing to do on Solaris is to install and configure cups. That being said I now have a network printer and so never configure local printing at all anymore.
# 7  
Old 07-26-2009
Fred Flinstone is younger then my HP psc 1215 , Solaris kernel has support for it
because in previous version of Solaris , I used my printer.
I want to set it up as local printer because Solaris is my default OS for home usage Smilie

Last edited by microbot; 07-26-2009 at 07:42 PM..
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