Iain McClatchie (email@example.com)
Sat, 16 Oct 1999 12:40:10 -0700
Ghostscript's uniprint driver, with the cdj550c setup, generates bytes
that, when sent to the HP OfficeJet T45, produce reasonably nice-looking
output. Text looks great. Color looks okay.
I used the apsfilter package to get lpd to use this ghostscript driver,
not that that has any relevance on this mailing list.
Iain> But after the printer ejects the page, it beeps and asks to be
Iain> reconnected to the computer.
Tim> How odd. Well, we're only speaking 'compatibility mode' to the
Tim> printer, which is just a stream of bytes. I wonder why it thinks
Tim> it's been disconnected..
Tim> Perhaps it's trying to tell us something, and failing. Do you have
Tim> IEEE 1284 'status readback' enabled? You could try something like:
I think so:
[[iain@zippy linux]$ grep CONFIG_PNP_PARPORT .config
# echo -ne 'hello, world!\014' > /dev/lp0
# cat /dev/lp0
...and the printer beeps and complains as usual. Hmpf. Well, it
basically prints whenever the print job finishes, which could be
construed as a feature for now. :-)
Any other ideas on the disconnect?
Are there mailing lists for ghostscript driver developers?
While you're at it, do you know where I could get layout-to-postscript
converters, either for either Magic (.mag) or GDSII? :-)
Tim> How does the T45 differ from other officejets?
FAX, full color for all modes, no PC required for FAX or copying,
faster than the older all-in-ones, cheaper than the T65.
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