Subject: Re: possible printer problem
To: None <>
From: Bartholomew Niswonger <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/02/1994 20:18:12
> > re: resetting printers.  For my DeskJet500, I use /dev/lpa0np:
> > crw-r--r--  1 root  wheel   16, 192 Oct 17 10:33 /dev/lpa0np
> > 
> > which is a polled driver, with no reset on open.  Seems to work mostly
> > fine (occasional lost characters, alas, but quite infrequently).
> > 
> I have switched over to this device, and it seems to work flawlessly for
> me.  No more wiping out the last half of a page of text when printing,
> or any of the other annoying little problems I was having.  The comments
> in the source seemed (to me anyway) to imply that this 'non reset'
> device was the resetting device.  Probably just me.

Hello, on a related note, I was wondering if anyone knew how to set
the dj500 (plus) to use drft instead of letter quality from remote.. I
found one util which allowed to cange to letter quality, but dir not
appear to go the other way.. 



bart niswonger

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