Subject: Re: lpd and burst headers
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/07/2002 22:16:19
In message <>, Luke Mewburn writes:
>Are you using the 'lpd' server on your printer?  If so, telnet to the
>printer and see if there's an option to disable the banner page. 
>(Older HP JetDirect cards used to always print the banner, and you had
>to update the firmware to obtain the ability to disable the banner).
>With the LPRng setup, it's possible that LPRng is using the 'jetadmin' (?)
>method instead of lpd, which is to send the data to port 9100 on the printer.
>HP's (even with old firmware) don't generate the banner in that case.

Ding!  Very, very, impressive diagnostic work.  Thank you.