5494Re: Pointer requested please: add printer to 400Gb linkstation
- Sep 12, 2006--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "mungohenning" <linkstation@...> wrote:
> > But you've got an OfficeJet G55, which requires a specific printerYou don't have to open the box physically; and you could always flash the original
> communication driver on
> > the server side. You need to install CUPS + hplip (+ sane if you
> want to scan aswell). Start
> > reading here:
> I'm guessing this will all need some sort of telnet into the buffalo
> kit, and its just a week or two out of its box.
> So, do I patch the firmware to allow telnet and presuming so I'd
> guess this may invalidate my warranty?
Firmware back onto the system, so Buffalo couldn't tell the difference.
Check out <http://linkstationwiki.net/index.php?title=FAQ> on flashing.
> If the linkstation will only tolerate Postscript why can't I justBecause the printer can't be be talked to (reached) from Linux w/o HP's own driver, hplip.
> install some postscript driver on my laptop and when printing a file
> get it to output postscript that gets sent direct to the linkstation
> and thence to the printer?
> I read some stuff about downloading the Adobe postscript driver andWon't help in this case.
> setting it up to point to the linkstation but that didn't work at
> all... I'm trying several tacks to solve this one.
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