> I'm trying to help my sister and brother-in-law with their mixed
> marriage! They had a nice Windows home, pc's networked together and he
> decided he wanted to kill the home PC, get a MAC and have the two of
> them roam the house in cyber bliss. The problem is the printer - a HP
> PSC 2210 All-In-One. Since the desktop was PC was removed, I put in a
> D-Link DP-301U network USB print server. The Windows PC can print
> fine. The MacBook pro running OS X 10.4.11 can't. Despite the
> statements that MAS OS is supported all over the D-Link box, I can't get
> any support from D-Link.
> I have been steered to GutenPrint. The PSC 2210 is on their list of
> supported printers but after installing the GutenPrint app on the Mac
> and trying to setup the printer, there is no PSC 2210 in the printer
> list (native or with the GutenPrint driver). I've tried several
> alternatives but it won't print. The Status in the print queue window
> on the Mac says "Network host '<IP address of D-Link> is busy; will
> retry in 30 seconds."
> The Mac forum users told me to set the IP Printer queue name to the USB
> port name on the D-link control panel (PSC2210) but that didn't work,
> not did lp, lp1, lpt1 or u1.
> The Mac does print fine to the HP if we walk in and hook up the USB cable.
> Can anyone help? Is it really this hard to print from a Mac???
> Charlie in CT
I don't know much of anything about Macs, but I do know a guy who does,
and I'm sure he'd be glad to help. You can find his contact information
at his website: http://www.technofileonline.com/
Tell him TJ sent you. It won't help any, but it probably won't hurt,