Subject: Re: DeskWriters; ImageWriter control codes
To: None <macbsd-general@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Jan Isley <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 07/05/1995 13:42:16
Greg Ames wrote:

> Yes, I am using ghostscript 2.6.2 to drive a DeskJet 560C (centronics
> parallel) on my FreeBSD-equipped PC.  I tried to run a DeskWriter 550C
> on one of the serial ports, but with no luck (about the only way I
> could get it to print was "echo <string> > /dev/cuaa2")

I was about to attempt this very same thing, a serial DeskWriter on
a PC running FreeBSD.  Any other suggestions?  It has appletalk also.

Jan Isley <>
If you couldn't find any weirdness, maybe we'll just have to make some!
 -- Hobbes