Printing NT to Linux w\Cannon bjc-4000

Steven T. Hatton hattons at
Thu Aug 27 03:37:07 GMT 1998


Thank you. The raw gave exactly the same output as the lp2, but the QMS
ColorScript 1000 Level 2 printed an NT test page just fine.  It would be
easy for Bill to include a dirver that simply said PostScript, wouldn't


acli at wrote:

> In article <35E3832A.259D8EBC at> you write:
> >I am able to see my printer as a share.  Well better put, I see four
> >representations of my printer: ascii, lp2, lp-mono, and raw.  I tried
> >the naive thing and just  selected lp2 and added the cannon bjc 4000
> >driver for NT.  This didn't work.  I get an error report:
> >%%[ Error: undefined; offending Command: K ]%% . . . a bunch of strings
> >that I don't understand.  This does not look like the typical ps code
> >dump that I have seen before.  Is there an easy answer?  I'm using
> >S.u.S.E.  Linux 5.2 with the PS filter gadget that is provided with the
> >distribution.
> This looks like lp2 is a PostScript RIP and you are passing non-PostScript
> data through it (Canon BJC4000 is ESCP/2 IIRC). Try the "raw" queue instead.
> You can, of course, also try some colour (or non-colour) PostScript device
> driver. The QMS colour printer drivers probably will work.
> --
> Ambrose C. Li   <acli at>  +1-416-321-0088
> Programmer-analyst/ system administrator/ PC user support
> Ming Pao Newspapers (Canada) Ltd. EDP department
> 1355 Huntingwood Dr., Scarborough (Ont.), Canada  M1S 3J1

The linux counter:    -Registered Linux User #
S.u.S.E. Linux:

I think.
I think I am,
Therefore I am.
I think? - Graeme Edge of the Moody Blues

More information about the samba mailing list