[Ubuntu-US-CA] HP LaserJet 2200DN with JetDirect J3113A card

Mike Pontillo pontillo at gmail.com
Wed Jun 22 20:47:36 UTC 2011


   That is pretty clearly a failed-to-load Java applet. =(

   I am pretty sure the newer JetDirect firmware has a purely
HTML-based user interface. You might try upgrading it... assuming you
can get to the proper interface to do so.

Mike

On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 1:44 PM, kevin <kdemarest at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Robert:
> Here's a free idea:  Could the jet direct card be using active server pages
> (ASP) and not Java...Perhaps you could try disabling ASP in the browser on
> Windows, and see if the page comes up fine still in Windows?
>
> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 1:32 PM, Robert Lewis <bob.l.lewis at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I have an HP LaserJet 2200DN with a JetDirect J3113A card.
>> I try to access the printer administration via the IP associated with the
>> printer but Ubuntu Linux fails
>> to fully paint the screen properly.   Microsoft Windows 7 does display the
>> screen fine.   Some specifics:
>> Both Microsoft and Ubuntu are using Firefox.
>> I have tried 10.10 and 11.04.  I have also tried installing the latest
>> Java from the Java web site
>> and still it doesn't work.  It takes 3-minutes or so before the screen
>> seen in the attachment comes up
>> and Firefox is frozen, i.e. I can't switch to another tab.
>> The Firefox load button, a blue bar that grows as it loads, freezes for
>> the time mentioned above.
>> Google Chrome also fails to display the screens properly.
>>
>> When I access the printer from Windows I do see a Java screen first going
>> around in a circle before
>> the administration screen pops up.  Then I can get to all the menus etc.
>>
>> What am I looking for?
>> Has anyone seen this behavior?      If you have, what solution have your
>> come up with?
>> What I intend to do next is substitute a JetDirect J4158A card and see if
>> this fixes it.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Bob
>>
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