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Old 04-19-2002, 06:59 PM   #1
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Get_local_host error

Hi i need some help here.

I have a RH Linux 7.2 Server that I added to a win2000 network. I manage to setup Samba with some help and i can see linux shares on the win 200 network. I have three printers on the network which are all on a Win NT 4.0 server.

I would like my Linux box to print to thos printers on the win NT server how do I configure it because when i tried to add them on the Linux box. I get an error message saying Get_local_host local host IP address not found. What am i doing wrong
Old 04-20-2002, 12:35 AM   #2
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Make sure that the entry: localhost.localdomain localhost

appears in both /etc/hosts and /etc/lmhosts.
The problem might be deeper than that, but its a good place to start.
Old 04-22-2002, 04:09 PM   #3
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ok did what you said. did not get the error message again but when i test it in the print job administration it says it printed to my remote printer but nothing comes out of the printer. When i try to print a web page it times-out. What else should I do


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