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RE: [SLUG] lpr with JetDirect (solution)


Ken was right on target....  RedHat suggests LPRng and apparently have it in
Rawhide.  See: http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=14691

Ken, George - thanks for the help.

Richard.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: slug-admin@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:slug-admin@xxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
> Ken Yap
> Sent: Thursday, 27 July 2000 9:42
> To: Sydney Linux Users Group
> Subject: Re: [SLUG] lpr with JetDirect and Laser Jet (only one copy
> printe d)
>
>
> >Oops, hate it when I hit `reply` and not `reply all`, in a damn rush...
> >
> >As below, it appears that this happens in both RH 6.1 and 6.2 and yet
> >reversing the options tends to make it work.
>
> Are you using lpr protocol on the JetDirect? As I recall some lpr
> options are passed on to the remote printer and number of copies is
> probably one. And a printer without local storage can do nothing about
> this option. I think there are other spoolers like LPRng which will
> handle these options locally. If nothing else, LPRng supports the
> jetdirect protocol without any addons.
>
>
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