cannot get print server to function on home network>>>
Posted on 2004-04-18
I have a home network set up as follows:
DSL through a 2wire homeprtal 1000hw.
The ethernet cable from the 2wire goes into a 3c16406 ps hub 40- 24 port router (I know- it's old, but I got it for cheap)
From the hub, I have 4 computers and 1 linksys 54g wireless gateway connected and I have 1 speedstream ss2604 with a print server plugged in, all on the same segment of the 3c hub.
The computers work fine. the linksys wireless works flawlessly.
I can't get the print server to work at all. When I go into the 2 wire, I can see all of the other computers, but not the speed stream or the linksys. Again, the linksys works fine. Just can't print through the print server.
I've run the print server setup disk (on one computer at this stage).
the print server is known to work.
I can get into the 3c hub through hyperterm cli to change settings if need be.
I was able to go 2wire to speed stream to linksys and see everything and print from a network computer. because I needed more ports, I added the 3c hub.
As you can see, I'm certainly no network expert, but I have either the 3c hub or the speedstream router/prtsrvr configured wrong.
I would appreciate any help anyone could offer on this... thanks