Re: printer trouble
> On Fri, 7 Nov 1997, E.L. Meijer (Eric) wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > I recently got a problem with a printer filter used by lpr. The filter
> > is used for a HP Deskjet 870 cxi, and used to work properly on this
> > machine, and still does on other machines:
> > hp870raw is a remote printer. The problem might be caused by the
> > fact that gs was recently replaced with Alladin-gs, version 4.03-7. If
> > I run `lpr -Pcol1 bla.ps', I see with ps -eaxfwww that gs is run with
> > the following arguments:
> > /usr/bin/gs -sDEVICE=lvga256 -sDEVICE=cdj550 -q -r300x300 -sPAPERSIZE=a4 ...
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > It doesn't stop, and nothing gets printed.
> I have the same problem with a similar setup. I have a HP660c using the
> cdj550 settings through apsfilter. My system is a mix of hamm and bo, but
> lately I've been moving back to bo (1 too many problems). How about
> comparing versions. Also if anyone else has a functioning printer with a
> similar setup, I'd be interested to know which of versions of the below
> packages you have.
> ii lpr 5.9-20 BSD lpr/lpd line printer spooling
> ii a2ps 4.4-1 a2ps - ASCII to PostScript filter
> ii apsfilter 4.9.1-10 A lineprinter input filter for systems
> ii gs-aladdin 4.03-7 Postscript interpreter with X11 and
> ii gsfonts 4.01-5 Fonts for the ghostscript interpreter
This system is mostly rex, with some bo additions:
a2ps, apsfilter: not installed
I think the most important thing we have in common is gs-aladdin. Can
you print if you use the filte directly, like in `filter < bla.ps'?
This works for me.
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