Subject: Printing help
To: #List NetBSD current users <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Paul Goyette <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/06/2001 17:53:07
Is anyone using an HP DeskJet with NetBSD?  How are you getting it to
print things?  What do your /etc/printcap entries look like, and what
kind of filters are you using?

My old post-script laser printer finally gave up the ghost after more
years than I care to remember, so I bought a DeskJet 930C (closeout
sale).  I thought it would be a trivial matter to simply take my
existing set-up (running plain text files through enscript) and send 
results to ghostscript's hpdj device.  But no matter what -sModel=xxx 
I use, gs gives me all sorts of errors, like "/restoreinvalid restore"!

Funny thing is, it will print enscript's page headers just fine, it
simply won't print the contents of the page!

Thanks in advance for any help!

BTW, I can send HP PCL3+ output from my laptop to a "raw" print queue
and it prints just fine.  So I know the printer and lpd are working.

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