Setting up a BOOTP server
The BOOTP server must be on the same subnet as the printer,
and no other host should be used to configure BOOTP for the
Prior to installing the first network printer and running the
hpnpcfg configuration utility for the first time, the
installation script /usr/lib/hpnp/hpnpinstall must be run.
This amends the files /etc/inetd.conf (see
and /etc/services (see
to add support for the BOOTP protocol.
Follow these steps:
Run /usr/lib/hpnp/hpnpinstall. This brings up the
``HP Network Printer Configuration'' interface.
Enter i to install network printing.
If installation has already been performed, the following error message
Error: ./hpnpinstall: Network Printing already installed
Once the hpnpinstall script has completed, run
Enter 2 at the main menu prompt to configure BOOTP/TFTP.
You are prompted for the following information:
the printer MAC network card address (a 12 character string)
the network peripheral name
the printer IP address
whether to add the device to /etc/hosts (see
optionally, the subnet mask
optionally, the default gateway
optionally, the syslog server (see
whether an access list is required
whether SNMP parameters (such as printer location, printer contact,
get and set names, and traps) are to be configured
Do not use option 3, ``Verify BOOTP/TFTP configuration'', as
this is not supported by UnixWare.
Enter 6 to add the printer to the spooler.
Enter the printer name.
Enter the printer network name.
Enter the printer type.
This is the printer type as registered in the terminfo database (for
details, refer to the -T option of
Common types are ``PS'' for PostScript printers and ``hplaser'' for
Hewlett-Packard PCL printers.
Enter the printer context type.
This is the type of data accepted by the printer after filtering (for
details, refer to the -I option of
Supported types are simple,
PCL and PS.
Optionally, enter the printer spooler class.
Enter y to set the printer to be
the default device.
Press <Enter> to continue. The following message is displayed:
A log of the system changes made during this configuration
session was appended to /tmp/hpnpcfg.log
The printer should be accessible immediately.
Configuring hosts to use an HP network printer
Configuring Hewlett-Packard network printers
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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 22 April 2004