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Printing from Solaris to Windows

Problem: Trying to remote print from Solaris 10 x86 pc to a pc with usb printer (hp psc2355). The nova box is a solaris x86 box with text files that show up in lpstat -o , but do not showup in the solaris print manager. If i make a network queue they will show up in the queue and lpstat -o. In both cases i get an error msg that blackhawk is not responding and then the queues will retry every so often.

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