Re: [NTLK] I can't get netatalk talking

From: Karel Jansens (
Date: Wed Mar 13 2002 - 16:23:21 EST

On Wednesday 13 March 2002 20:43, you wrote:
> On 13/03/02 14:22, "Karel Jansens" <> wrote:

> >
> > Maybe I should install a terminal app on the Newt and see if I can get
> > something from that...
> It means that your Linux box is not advertising the printer, whether it
> doesn't see it, or the netatalk isn't configured properly.
It turned out to be the /etc/hosts file.

Actually, in hindsight, that should have been the first place I had to look.

> I doubt you would find anything using a terminal, since a terminal won't
> show you anything related to AppleTalk. The best thing to use when you want
> to discover AppleTalk nodes (printers) is still the browser that you get
> when you select "Choose Network LaserWriter".

[see my other post]
I now can see the printer, but nothing prints, or gets send to the spooler
(apparently) and the Newt hangs on the confirmation.

I'm calling it a night, gentlemen. A nice episode of "brimstone" and I'm off
to bed...

Karel Jansens

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