HP Deskjet 9800 with hpijs driver

Matthias Apitz m.apitz at oclcpica.org
Sun Nov 25 23:45:19 PST 2007

El día Sunday, November 25, 2007 a las 10:23:05PM -0800, Erin McNew escribió:

> I've been trying to get my photo printer working recently, and seem to have
> run into a bit of a snag.  I just tried to print out a picture as a test,
> and instead of a picture, I got: PCL commands across the top of one page of
> photo paper, and the printer spewed the rest of my paper out empty (taught
> me an important lesson about testing without having large quantities of
> photo paper in the printer...)
> Anyway, I was looking on google, and I don't seem to see other people having
> this problem, but I'm not sure what I could've done wrong.  I'm using the
> hpijs driver, which is supposed to work perfectly under linux, and works
> perfectly for my other hp printer.  Is this printer just not supported by
> FreeBSD?  I couldn't find anything that stated directly either way in my
> quick googling, so I was hoping somebody here might have some ideas for
> things to check, etc.
> Thanks!
> ~TuxGirl

Maybe it could help if you explain exactly how do you print the
file, from command line or from some kind of application?
The PCL across the top of one page, does it looks like stairs?
I.e. does start the 2nd line where 1st line ends?

Matthias Apitz
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