Supporting low-end print servers, e.g., NSLU2

Del Merritt del at alum.mit.edu
Wed Aug 24 08:32:15 PDT 2005


> Del Merritt wrote:
> > ...
> > Q: how do I make a local system's printing, cups or otherwise, format
> > data "part way" and then spool the processed/"raw" data to another
> > system?
>
> Use "ipp://servername/printers/printername" for the device URI on your
> desktop system, where "servername" is the hostname or IP address of
> your custom Linksys print server.  The desktop system will treat the
> print server as a dumb server...

Thanks.  That was all there was to it.

One more question, though: which document(s) also held this nugget?  It seems like it would be a somewhat-common thing to do, and I completely missed it.

Thanks again!




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