Getting a BJC2100SP to work

Richard Rose richard58 at
Mon Feb 4 21:24:23 EST 2002

On Sat, 2 Feb 2002 20:17, Ben Elliston wrote:
> Richard,
> >>>>> "Richard" == Richard Rose <richard58 at> writes:
>   Richard> I am having a bit of trouble getting a Canon BJC2100SP printer
> to work on my Richard> RedHat 7.2 Box. Nothing I do seems to be able to get
> anything to print. I Richard> have even tried sending raw text to /dev/lp0
> but to no avail. Can anyone tell Richard> me what I am missing.
> Have you tried using `printtool'?
That's what I used to try and set it up. It appears to recognise the printer 
but when I restart the LPD and try to send a test page, nothing seems to 
happen. I checked lpq and can see that it is trying to send something to the 
printer but it quits after 3 attempts.

Richard R :-)

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