Suppressing Form Feeds
Roman, James (J.D.)
jroman6 at ford.com
Wed Apr 26 18:34:04 GMT 2000
Sometimes this is a problem with the JetDirect card. (If your using one.)
Try telnetting to the JetDirect card and use the "/" to find the status of
the banner. If it is enabled, type "banner: 0" to disable.
From: Derek Pizzagoni [mailto:derekp at sbei.com]
Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2000 2:50 PM
To: Multiple recipients of list SAMBA
Subject: Re: Suppressing Form Feeds
Here are the printcap entries for the printers I print to through
Linux/Samba (from Windows 98). The first is locally attached. The second
is sitting on a little print-server box, but the Linux box maintains the
They are both set up as raw printers, since I have the printer drivers
installed on the Win98 box, and don't need to send the print jobs through
another filter on the Linux box.
Thanks for your hint but it still does not work.
As you propose, I'd be happy to get your printcapp's copy
Derek Pizzagoni wrote:
> Try adding the 'sf' option to the printer definition in /etc/printcap.
> The 'sf' stands for 'suppress form feeds'.
> If this doesn't work, let me know and I'll send you a copy of my printer
> definition, since I had the same problem and was able to fix it with one
> of the options.
> Derek Pizzagoni
> I.T. Manager
> SBE, Inc.
> URL: http://www.sbei.com <http://www.sbei.com>
> >Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2000 22:42:24 +0200
> >From: mdlinux <mdlinux at convair.com>
> >To: samba at samba.org
> >Subject: page eject after printing
> >Message-ID: <39036030.D1CE7025 at convair.com>
> >MIME-Version: 1.0
> >Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
> >Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
> >Hi all,
> >I'm under samba 2.06 / Freebsd 3.2
> >after all printing from windows clients, one extra page ejects.
> >under freebsd, no problem.
> >I don't see any option to fix this.
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