Re: [PARPORT] Printing unreliable using ECP/EPP

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Thu Dec 11 2003 - 12:00:27 EST

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    On Thu, Dec 11, 2003 at 11:18:54AM -0500, Dave Strauss wrote:

    > Another thought before you rebuild things: is it possible under CUPS
    > to print to a file? If so, do things slow down while you're
    > printing to the file? If that's the case then the problem isn't in
    > the parallel Bport, it's in whatever converts your file to printable
    > form.

    Yes: with redhat-config-printer, select 'custom device' and use (for
    example) /tmp/lp0. You need to make sure that 'lp' can write to that
    file, and that it exists.


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