IOGear print server

Net Llama! netllama
Fri Mar 30 08:03:54 PDT 2007

If it were my money, i'd take my business elsewhere.  This clearly has 
nothing to do with Linux if the blackbox claims to have accepted the print 
job, yet never prints anything.  That plus falsely advertising LInux 
support yet not providing it seems like bad news.

On Fri, 30 Mar 2007, Vu Pham wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-03-30 at 09:36 -0500, Net Llama! wrote:
>> If the device claims that the job is complete, then this sounds like a
>> failure of the device.  Perhaps you should contact IOGear and ask them
>> WTF?
> Well, the answer is "Sorry that we do not have support for Linux" while
> the manual does list the support OSes are Windows, Mac OS, Unix/Linux.
> Vu
>> On Fri, 30 Mar 2007, Vu Pham wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2007-03-30 at 08:55 -0500, Net Llama! wrote:
>>>> Does this print server beast have some kind of management console where
>>>> you can check a log to see what happened to the job?
>>> Yes. It shows me the list of jobs it has received. Whenever I send a job
>>> from my Suse, this list shows a new job received and that job's status
>>> is "complete" but I do not see the printer 's status LED flashes at all
>>> and nothing is printed.
>>> Vu
>>>> On Fri, 30 Mar 2007, Vu Pham wrote:
>>>>> I just got an IOGear USB print server. Its document says it supports
>>>>> Linux and Google shows somebody already set it up sucessfully, but I am
>>>>> not lucky at all.
>>>>> I tried IPP ( port 631) , LPD ( port 515 )  and direct printing
>>>>> ( 9100 ). In all cases, tcpdump shows my Suse 10.2 workstation sends tcp
>>>>> packets and those packets are acked from the print server. The web page
>>>>> of the print server shows it gets those jobs also but none is printed.
>>>>> I tried those three methods from Windows XP and all of them works fine.
>>>>> The printer is HP 1020.
>>>>> Any advice is greatly appreciated.

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