can't print Postscript to HP 5si/mx printer.
guy at obstruction.com
Thu Oct 23 19:30:23 PDT 2003
On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 04:52:32PM -0600, Warren Block wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Oct 2003, Guy Middleton wrote:
> > We have an HP 5si/mx printer with PS installed, but when I try
> > printing to it, the PS source is printed. The same printcap entry
> > correctly prints onto an HP 5m printer.
> > This is the printcap entry:
> > lp:\
> > :sh:\
> > :rm=192.168.1.101:sd=/var/spool/output/lpd:lf=/var/log/lpd-errs:
> Try adding an rp entry (remote printer, or print queue name):
> That may get the 5si/mx to see it; I'm not sure about the behavior when
> no print queue name is specified.
Thanks for the suggestion. I tried this, but no luck. I eventually gave up
and installed CUPS, then grabbed an HP5SI PPD config file from the net
somewhere, and everything seems to work now.
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