Subject: Re: How to get rid of printer error? (due to too big file)
To: Brett Lymn <>
From: None <Carsten.Hammer@phyhammer>
List: current-users
Date: 03/30/1996 13:24:20
> According to Carsten Hammer:
> >
> >The manpages says that there can be problems in printing
> >big files but dont says how to solve this problem..
> >
> You do have the mx#0 in your /etc/printcap entry don't you?  Enough

Thanks for all your messages concerning mx#0. Of course i thought to have
done it but i had a typo (wrote mx=0 instead of mx#0) and netbsd doesnt give
any error messages in this case. It just didnt work.

> /var to handle the job?  Also beware that "lpr -s" can fail obscurely
> if the file you are printing (and the path to it) are not accessible
> by the user daemon.

Thank you Brett for your kind reply. Your mail seems to be much more
complete than the others..:)


> Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, AWA Defence Industries