On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 08:30:28PM -0800, Paul Allen Newell wrote:
> You provided the necessary piece of info that I overlooked (as we would
> say in the States .. "Bingo!").
> I had all the rpms, but what happened was I got fooled by the
> "system-config-print cups hpijs" setup through admin->printing in which
> it was able to search and find without my doing anything. I was trying
> the Network/Ethernet/Wireless expecting the same. I looked in the
> advance options for an alternative rather than thinking of using it "in
> addition to". As I had already realized I needed the printer to be
> static IP and got that done this morning, I did the "manual discovery"
> and it worked. I would say hp-setup found it but its more like your
> suggestion was "stopping looking all over, its right under your nose at
> this address!".
> When I print something (an html, for example), I am now seeing two
> instances of the printer ... the one created through
> "system-config-print cups hpijs" and a second created to hp-setup. I am
> assuming that I can delete the first and that the whole "system-[...]"
> sequence could have been skipped in favor of hp-setup. I want to test
> with a bunch of different situations, plus do on both F14 and F16 (I
> just tested with F14 as its beside me and not downstairs ... I've gone
> up and down them so many times, I've gotten my manditory exercise for
> the day!).
> The great part was that when I ran the scanner tool, xsane immediately
> found the HP 7510 and scans like a champ. Mind you, the HP 7510 won't
> scan directly to the Linux box as it only wants to acknowledge where the
> "official HP software is" (the XP box), but that's academic as I have no
> problems with do all scans as "pulls" rather than being able to "push"
> --- I usually pull scans from my XP rather than start the process out on
> the printer/scanner. I did reboots to make sure it wasn't a matter of
> something needing to be kicked.
> Tomorrow I'll run the full set of tests.
> I really really thank you (assume html bold/italic here). Though it may
> seem obvious to use the "manual" option, I was too deep into trying to
> figure out all the different things that might be happening that
> "obvious" was just not in my range.
> My thanks also go to Terry for all his help. Everything worked per his
> advice once the "obvious" was painted on the side of a big barn for me
> to see.
Paul, glad you figgered it out. I had a feeling it was something of this
type. Like I say, 'the computer is always right, or garbage in...'
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