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8970Re: [nslu2-general] Re: woe. woe& thrice woe, or pogoplug print resolutions available

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  • Richard Bown
    Apr 23 3:55 AM
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      On Tue, 23 Apr 2013 10:03:32 +0100
      Richard Bown <richard@...> wrote:

      > On Tue, 23 Apr 2013 03:20:35 -0000
      > "oddballhero" <oddballhero@...> wrote:
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      > > The V2 is actually an E02 which is 1.2 Ghz. Sounds like you are still trying to install an
      > > Epson driver on the little ARM devices since your mentioning foomatic and gutenprint (apt-cache
      > > search foomatic or gutenprint). You should actually be installing that on your desktop. What
      > > would be running on CUPS on the ARM devices is strictly pass-through so the resolution there
      > > does not matter, only what you set on the desktop. The only thing pertinent on the ARM device
      > > is that it have enough space to spool the raw data transmitted from the desktop. You can also
      > > re-read Mike's previous reply http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/nslu2-general/message/8947 .
      > > If you did get the NSLU2 pass through working then you should check the resolution settings on
      > > your desktop. Again, you should probably read up on the concept of pass through/raw printing,
      > > since you seem to be repeating the same process over and over (see
      > > http://squeezesetup.wordpress.com/adding-a-cups-printer-server/ , its directions are about as
      > > good as any). As for installing Wheezy, the process you mentioned of upgrading from Squeeze
      > > works. The installation of Arch is pretty straight forward but you can go to their forum and
      > > contact WarheadsSE or anybody else there and get some help.
      > >
      > Hi
      > Yes I tried raw and the it gave the defaults low. I must have screwed it up some how,
      > I did as suggested , add printer, select the USB printer displayed go to drivers section and
      > select raw. I'll try pass though, I found a howto here,
      > http://www.penguintutor.com/linux/printing-cups it refers to a PI , but the cups is the same.
      > As for Arch ARM , thats been loaded 4 times now, followed /blogs/wikis verbatim , copy and paste
      > but its not booting, if it is its not using its ethernet port. on the last boot I ran nmap on the
      > address block where is should be and the other 254 subnets which took hours, but not an open port
      > from it anywhere. . Is a 8GB flash drive too big ???, the NSLU2 didn't like anything larger than
      > 4GB Looks like its use Debian .
      > Does it make any difference which USB slot the flash is plugged in to ?
      > I'll keep trying with getting it running with cups in pass thru
      > thanks for the help

      A Bit more,
      I cant even get debian squeeze to boot , I reduced the partition size to 2.5 GB with 500MB swap .
      that was using
      wget http://dev.shyd.de/dockstar/dockstar.debian-squeeze.sh that worked before .
      It will boot up with no drive attached with the default passwd ceadmin.
      ??


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