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Wenrich zwb_wf at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 9 22:14:55 PDT 2003


> Just a question. Does it pull a page? My canon (bjc4000)misses the top
> few lines.  A better test would be
>
> rmmod (all parallel port modules)
>
> cat textfile > /dev/lp0 after whetever special characters you decide,
> e.g.
>
> cat /etc/fstab > /dev/lp0
>
> At that stage you should see parallel port info, and get ink on paper.

Thanks! I tried it, but no luck :-(
Actually, the printer does not respond at all. After issuing the cat
textfile > /dev/lp0 command,
the parallel port modules get loaded, but that's all. The printer does
nothing,
and the paper stays still.

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