Getting a BJC2100SP to work

Mick Howe mickhowe at
Sun Feb 3 15:23:51 EST 2002

On Sat,  2 Feb 2002 19:24, you wrote:
> On Sat, 2 Feb 2002, Richard Rose wrote:
> > I am having a bit of trouble getting a Canon BJC2100SP printer to work on
> > my RedHat 7.2 Box. Nothing I do seems to be able to get anything to
> > print. I have even tried sending raw text to /dev/lp0 but to no avail.
> > Can anyone tell me what I am missing.
> Have you tried using printtool (it might be hyphenated, I can never
> remember, and I don't have a booted redhat box to check on)?
> The next step would be to try and determine if the BJC2100SP talks
> Postscript or not, if not, you'll probably need some sort of filter
> (perhaps Ghostscript?).
> Mikal
RH7.2 uses foomatic as a replacement for printtool unfotunately. I had to 
bodgy up a setup for my printer (Sharp AJ-1800) using printtool when I ran 
7.0.  it got broken a little bit by 7.1 and trash by 7.2


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