Getting a BJC2100SP to work

Richard Rose richard58 at
Thu Feb 21 20:41:22 EST 2002

On Sun, 10 Feb 2002 16:51, Damien Elmes wrote:
> Richard Rose <richard58 at> writes:
> > On Mon, 4 Feb 2002 22:52, you wrote:
> > > On Mon, 4 Feb 2002, Richard Rose wrote:
> > > > > What happened when  you sent plain text to /dev/lp0? Did it give
> > > > > you an error, or just swallow it? A strace may be useful.
> > > >
> > > > No errors, is seemed to just swallow it. Never used strace before.
> > >
> > > Well, now's as good a time as any :-)
> > through GhostScript. Can someone look at the attached files and tell me
> > what I am missing and where I should put it.
> I have looked at the trance and it appears to be the problem I described to
> you in a private email about 5 days ago:
> You'll notice in your trace output from the first file that there's a
> message saying "Printer model must be specified with -sModel". That's the
> command which is going to the wrong place.
Well, I looked at the file again, read a bit of the man page on printtool and 
printcap, and I still don't know what need to be done to fix this so I will 
repeat the question I asked earlier. What do I need to put and where do I put 

I am not a complete newbie but I have never encountered this problem before 
so I just don't know what to do to fix it.

Richard R :-)

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