surija at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 01:53:14 GMT 2005
On 11/27/05, Ranko Sredojevic <surija at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/27/05, Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 27, 2005 at 03:10:29PM -0500, Ranko Sredojevic wrote:
> > > Any ideas on lpd/lpq problem? I sent various things out to print...
> > More or
> > > less succesfully... :\
> > > I use the simplest filter: cat, trying to send .ps to the printer.
> > Sometimes
> > > it prints the whole
> > > document... sometimes just part of it... (for longer ones) I haven't
> > managed
> > > to get more
> > > than 8 pages (4 sheets) in one print? Any ideas?
> > Is it a parallel port printer? If so, set your parallel port into
> > polling mode: lptcontrol -p -d /dev/lpt0.ctl
> > If that works, set the following in /boot/device.hints:
> > hint.ppc.0.flags="0x20"
> > and it will be put into polling mode at boot.
> No, it is network printer... Sorry, I forgot to mention.
> Some documents (smaller ones) it prints fine. Some other: it just
> doesn't print ... or prints the error message I already sent ... or part
> of it... depends on mood I guess :)
> This seems to be printer/PS problem. It seems that LPD delivers
all the data properly, but for some reason, .ps files that I tried to
send are not printable (at least the printer thinks so). I generated
these from the .pdf files through xpdf or PostScriptViewer and
most of time they are good. Unfortunately this one just won't print.
Should I try some other software to generate .ps or try printig as a
would it help?
The error is mentioned in connection with wrong paper size or some other
configuration during printing, but I couldn't find more details so far...
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