Problems setting up printer.
wblock at wonkity.com
Fri Sep 11 14:19:42 UTC 2015
On Fri, 11 Sep 2015, Polytropon wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Sep 2015 21:49:41 -0600, reg at dwf.com wrote:
>> I've read and reread the printers section of the
>> Handbook, but haven't been able to put together
>> a printcap that will print.
>> I have a Postscript HPLJ4100.
>> It exists with that name in the dns.
>> :/lp:=9100 at HPLJ4100:\
> You're missing rm= I think, which is essential.
For HP port 9100 printing, there is the alternate form of
9100 at printername. Which, now that I look at that line, has two
:/lp:=9100 at HPLJ4100:\
The slash before "lp" here is a mistake.
The colon after "lp" is the second problem. Colons are field
separators, so the printer device is never set.
This line should be:
:lp=9100 at HPLJ4100:\
> Also remember to use cap_mkdb.
It is not needed for /etc/printcap. At least I've never used it for
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