Samba messing with PJL to printer

Steve Meisner smeisner at
Mon Aug 7 09:55:30 GMT 2000

James Macnicol wrote:        The printer is ignoring these commands when
going through

> Samba but works fine when the data goes directly to the printer
> (leaving everything else the same) [note that in both cases the data
> is going over the network].  I fear it might have something to do with
> CR/LF processing.  Printing from Unix apps on the same box is okay,
> but they don't send the PJL header anyway.
>         Does anyone know how I can make this work from Samba.

It isn't Samba, it's your Unix lpd queue's filter.  Either fix the filter
(to recognize PJL correctly) or remove it.

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