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Old 02-10-2009, 07:48 PM
Wade Smart
Default setting up HP 4050 with network adapter

Chris Mohler wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 1:34 PM, Wade Smart <wadesmart@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 20090210 1332 GMT-5
>> It took two weeks but I have my network adapter for the HP and its
>> installed. I went to System > Printers and deleted the old printer setup
>> to install a new one but Im not sure how to give the HP a IP. Its
>> connected to my router as is my pc but its not asking for an address.
> Are you sure it's not getting an IP via DHCP? Try 'sudo netmap -A
> 192.168.0.*' (or whatever your LAN is).
> If not, you may have to look at the HP docs to see what the default IP
> is. Is there anything in the printer's (physical LCD) menu that has
> to deal with the network settings? I have a vague memory of something
> like that on a 4000N...
> Chris

20090210 1445 GMT-5

Ah, it just took a few times starting the printer before it got an IP.

Ok. I went to setup the printer. The options are
AppSocket / HP JetDirect
or in cups there is also http

Im guessing I choose JetDirect?

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