Re: HP Laserjet III printer
John Boutland <boutland <at> exemail.com.au>
2006-08-01 02:09:13 GMT
Many thanks. Laserjet III now printing quite happily.
Russ Cox wrote:
>> Have been trying to get this printer going with no success. Had a look
>> at the Luther/Rattan correspondence (Plan9 and laser printer) but found
>> no help there. I've fiddled about with /sys/lib/lp/devices without
>> success (or even knowing much about what I'm doing!)
>> The printer is on the parallel port. If output is directed to pcclone,
>> going to /dev/lpt1data, the printer fires up OK but prints lots of pages
>> of nothing useful, mainly blank pages preceded by %!PS-Adobe-2.0, etc,
>> staggered across the first page. Presumably the driver is not correct.
>> Any help appreciated.
> In /sys/lib/lp/devices, you should be able to start with
> the hpdeskjet entry, maybe rename it, and then
> change the gs!cdj670 to gs!ljet3. Then you should
> be all set (using lp -dhpdeskjet or whatever new name
> you chose).