Subject: Re: Printing help
To: Paul Goyette <>
From: Dwight Tuinstra <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/07/2001 10:52:49
Have you tried CUPS?  Pkgsrc has it, as well as a nice collection
in the cupsomatic package that map models to appropriate
ghostscript drivers.

  --Dwight Tuinstra

On Thu, 6 Sep 2001, Paul Goyette wrote:

> 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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