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10.3: A fix for printer sharing between 10.3 and 10.2 Network
After upgrading to Panther, I observed that my printer no longer appeared in my wife's iBook as a shared printer. It used to in Jaguar.

After searching the reasons for this, I diagnosed a problem with Internet Sharing with only one internet adapter. My iMac's IP was supplied via DHCP by the cable modem, causing the printer address to be in a different subnet than that of my private network (192.168.x.x). Even though my iMac acknowledged ping packets with the 192.168.2.1 address, it bound the the imac.local name to the cable supplied IP.

The solution was to create another Ethernet port in the Networking section of the System Prefs, bind it to Built-in Ethernet, and assign it to a manual address (I used 192.168.2.10, but it could be anything inside your private subnet). I also had to edit the cupsd.conf file in /etc/cups/, and change the ServerName variable to this new address.

Now Rendezvous can find this printer in the local subnet.
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