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Authored by: JohnnyO on Oct 27, '02 08:22:31PM

I figured it out.

To recap, when I followed edentz's instructions above, PC printing would work, but Mac printing would not. Deleting the print queue in Print Center would fix the Mac printing, but not allow the PC or Linux printing across the network.

I decided to create a SECOND print queue to my USB connected Canon S800 printer. I attempted to do this in Print Center, but it didn't allow it. Instead, I edited my /etc/cups/printers.conf file and copied the existing printer section, and replaced the DeviceURI string. I also changed the Printer name and the Info string, as shown below:

# Printer configuration file for CUPS v1.1.15
# Written by cupsd on Sun Oct 27 23:38:02 2002
<DefaultPrinter S800>
Info S800
Location aladdin
DeviceURI file:///dev/null
State Idle
Accepting Yes
JobSheets none none
QuotaPeriod 0
PageLimit 0
KLimit 0
</Printer>
<Printer Can800>
Info CanonS800
Location aladdin
DeviceURI usb://Canon/S800?serial=4ERCb1
State Idle
Accepting Yes
JobSheets none none
QuotaPeriod 0
PageLimit 0
KLimit 0
</Printer>

After making these changes, I restarted my Macintosh.

I've alternated 4 print jobs between the PC and the Mac, and watching (using tail -f) /var/log/cups/error_log, it is clear to see that the PC jobs are hitting the new queue that refers to DeviceURI usb: and the Mac jobs are hitting the queue that still has the DeviceURI file:

John



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