Printing NT to Linux w\Cannon bjc-4000
bauerp at niagara.com
Thu Aug 27 20:26:29 GMT 1998
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On Thu, 27 Aug 1998, Steven T. Hatton wrote:
> 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 mingpaoxpress.com wrote:
> > In article <35E3832A.259D8EBC at cpkwebser5.ncr.disa.mil> 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.
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