[Samba] Printing an extra blank page all the time.
Craig at sbisolutions.com.au
Thu Sep 9 08:15:55 GMT 2004
This fixed it up nicely.
From: DA Forsyth [mailto:iwrTech at iwr.ru.ac.za]
Sent: Thursday, 9 September 2004 12:25 AM
To: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] Printing an extra blank page all the time.
On 7 Sep 2004 , Craig Hammond entreated about
"[Samba] Printing an extra blank page all the time":
} I'm trying out using samba as a print server for the first time, and
} works ok, but I have this problem where everytime I print anything, a
} additional blank page comes out of the printer at the end of what was
} just printed.
yup, same here, 3 print servers and they all do it.... and I was just
asking myself the question when i found your query, so I did a web
} It's an old HP Laserjet 4 connected to the parallel port of the samba
I've got a IIp, and 4000/4100/2200, and they'll all do it.
} lp|HP4|HP Laserjet 4:\
add to that
This tell LPD that the FormFeed string is null. It 'always' sends a
formfeed after a job, but if the formfeed is null, the printer won't
feed. So it is in effect a LPD/BSD printing 'feature'
I found this answer at
and have just tested it and it works just fine now.
not a smb problem...
DA Fo rsyth Network Supervisor
Principal Technical Officer -- Institute for Water Research
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