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Re: [vox-tech] According to linuxprinting.org
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Re: [vox-tech] According to linuxprinting.org

Keywords: printers, printing, printer, samba, SMB, Epson Stylus Photo 820

I don't think the Windows host filters for you, so you need to filter
the data locally on the Linux box.


On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, Richard S. Crawford wrote:

> Are you guys getting tired of me and my constant questions yet?
> Today I purchased an Epson Stylus Photo 820 printer.  I purchased this
> printer for two reasons: first, I knew that it would work in our setup with
> two win98 machines and a win2k machine; and second, because according to
> http://www.linuxprinting.org, the Linux driver for this particular printer
> works "perfectly".
> I have the printer now hooked up to one of our Windows 98 computers.  It
> works perfectly when I'm running Windows 2000 on this computer, and it
> works perfectly when my wife prints to it from her Windows 98
> computer.  But when I try to print from RH7.2 on my computer, the following
> happens: one sheet feeds all the way through, and another sheet feeds
> halfway through and then stops.
> I used printtool to select Windows printer and a Samba connection.  I went
> ahead and selected "Raw print queue" on the theory that the data would end
> up being filtered twice on its way to the printer if it also went through
> the driver on the windows 98 computer (though I also tried it with several
> different drivers selected).
> In the print monitor window on the windows 98 computer which hosts the
> printer, nothing shows up for the spool.  All of this leads me to believe
> that there might be something screwy in my samba configuration, but who can
> say for sure?  Any thoughts or suggestions before I start screwing around
> with my samba configuration files?
> Oh, and Peter...  Sorry to take so long to get back to you on this, but
> yes, I do play D&D.  Or I did.  I fell out for a long time to indulge in
> LARP, and then I got involved in Call of Cthulhu.  Now a buddy of mine and
> I are creating an RPG of our own, so I've been play-testing that.  Some
> friends of mine are trying to set up a "gaming association" in
> Davis.  Would you be interested in hooking up with them?
> Sliante,
> Richard S. Crawford
> http://www.mossroot.com
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> MSN: underpope@hotmail.com
> "It is only with the heart that we see rightly; what is essential is
> invisible to the eye."  --Antoine de Saint Exupéry
> "Push the button, Max!"
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