odd HP 1320 printer behaviour...
wblock at wonkity.com
Tue Jul 10 16:40:31 UTC 2007
On Tue, 10 Jul 2007, William Bulley wrote:
> I have an HP 1320 (only has USB and parallel support) hooked
> to a FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE box using a USB cable.
> I have configured /dev/ulpt0 into my /etc/printcap file.
> Everything works fine and I am happy with this setup except
> for one odd behaviour. The last page of a multi-page print
> job will "linger" - somewhere - while the green light on the
> HP continues to blink -- as if data were being sent to it.
If the print job is plain text, does it end in a formfeed? If not, the
printer may wait for one, and eventually timeout and print the page.
Depending on what processing you do to the source file, you may find
utilities like /usr/ports/print/enscript useful.
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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