Hardware: Asus P4S533 Mainboard + Epson Stylus Colour 480
Software: Red Hat 9 using CUPS set up using Red Hat printer configuration.
When I select ECP or EPP mode in the BIOS, it works but after perhaps 10-20%
of a page of graphics (black or colour), it does an eject page and starts
printing the remainder on another page, repeating this every 10-20%. It
seems OK with plain text, but this may just be because there is less data,
so statistically less chance. The error is repeatable, I never get a full
Switching the Parallel Port to Standard mode in the BIOS fixes this, so I
don't think it is a problem with the printer driver.
As a secondary question, is there any setting to place parport on a lower
priority so it doesn't tie up the PC so much while it is printing? I'm not
bothered if it prints slowly, just reliably and without making the PC
un-useable during printing. If I could do this, I could live with using
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