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Unable to print via lp in Solaris 9

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I am setting up a new Solaris 9 v240 server.  I am trying to print to either a network (IP) or a serial printer.  Addressing the serial first, I am able to cat /etc/hosts > /dev/dty/b016s and the hosts file prints on the printer.   If I try to lp -dF1 /etc/hosts the file spools in lpstat but does not print.  If I run a lpstat -t is see the print job but also see the following.

printer F1 waiting for auto-retry.  available
          exec exit fault

Please Help.
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Make sure your printer is setup properly.

For serial printer setup, have a look at the instructions in the following pages:
http://sunsite.nstu.ru/sun/faqs/print.html
http://docs.sun.com/db/doc/806-4074/6jd68pplg?a=view

For Network printer setup:
http:Q_20268256.html
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Thank you for the help - the documentation proved valuable
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