Postscript Printing Problems.
Stephen F. Bosch
stephen at vodacomm.ca
Sun May 21 20:33:45 GMT 2000
Chris Hardy wrote:
> I've searched both the archives and dejanews, to no avail. I'm trying
> to get a hp 4mp (PostScript) print out sane output. I've got a old
> machine running Red Hat Linux, hooked up to the 4MP. The printcap
> prints up postscript just fine. I make the printer a share, tell it
> that the printer is postscript, then go to the win98 box, choose the HP
> 4MP driver and try printing and get goobly gook. Any ideas? Have I
> missed something?
Let me be so bold:
You've selected the standard 4MP driver, which is *not* a PostScript
driver but an HP PCL driver. The printer is printing exactly what you're
sending it, which is gobbledy-gook.
If you have an HP 4MP Postscript driver, then use that one; otherwise,
any standard PostScript driver will do.
Good luck, and let me know how it goes.
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