[Wolves] cups and my lousy hp laserjet6l

Peter Cannon peter at cannon-linux.freeserve.co.uk
Tue Dec 7 09:00:06 GMT 2004

On Monday 06 December 2004 18:17, trog wrote:
> On Sunday 05 December 2004  2:55 pm, you wrote:
> >  Hi all,
> >
> > I'm sitting at my nice sparkly new desktop that I threw together earlier
> > this week,  running sarge 2.6 everything has ironed out better than I
> > have ever known.
> >
> > However - this good for nothing printer is old (so it gets the blame) and
> > although cups is reporting itself as correctly configured my attempts at
> > printing either test pages or file content are resulting in half a lne of
> > squiggle.
> >
> > What can I do? what should I test and is this problem symptomatic of an
> > old (and HP) printer or just dodgy configuration by user(me!)?
> I remember I had grief getting my Epson C62 to print test pages under
> SuSE8.1.  It turned out not to be the printer driver but the post script
> test page itself was invalid.  We've got HP5si's running at work on FC1
> with no problems.  We use the hpijs driver.

I can print from an HP 6P & HP 2250 from my FC 3 the only problem I had was 
they changed the wizard slightly so I had to give the share address that they 
sat on.

Peter Cannon.
peter at cannon-linux.freeserve.co.uk

"There is every excuse for not knowing
there is no excuse for not asking"
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