[conspire] corrected to HP LaserJet4M Plus Re: HP LaserJet4 - CUPS lists printer twice

Ruben Safir ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Fri Aug 28 16:55:27 PDT 2009

On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 10:35:04AM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:

> Quoting Ken Bernard (kenbernard at gmail.com):
> > Along the lines of this thread:
> > 
> > If you are using DHCP on your network. When installing a networked printer
> > it is a good idea to assign the printer a static IP address. Your printer
> > will then always be at the same location even after you turn it off and on,
> > DHCP will not assign it a new address (it owns it's address instead of just
> > leasing).
> What he said!  
> What good is a published network service wanders around from IP address
> to IP address?  Yes, you could kludge around that problem using DDNS --
> or by making your DHCP server always issue the same IP to that printer
> -- but it's smarter to just not have the problem in the first place.

in /etc/dhcpd.conf

host lazerjet{
                hardware ethernet 00:24:ed:73:c2:8e;
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