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Terry Klarich terry at klarich.net
Mon Aug 3 15:01:11 UTC 2009

On Fri, 31 Jul 2009 04:05:30 -0400 (EDT)you write:

Sounds like a parallel printer driver investigation is in order.

>No, lp biglots.txt printed out the same way as did lpr.  What's worse now, 
>cat biglots.txt doesn't even make it out to the printer.  By the way, 
>there's only one parallel port on this machine.  If I try to use dos to 
>print the file out it prints out perfectly, this I had verified by someone 
>with vision earlier.  So whatever is happening here or not happening is 
>now only as a result of Linux.  Could be the printer doesn't do postscript 
>and the rasterizing facilities are broken.  In lpadmin manual I think 
>mention is made of an interface option for legacy printers.  This printer 
>type is most definitely legacy not having been manufactured for the last 
>20 years at least.  Is what I have in terms of a command correct to use 
>this interface and set that up for this printer or is that likely to break 
>more things?
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