Subject: Re: need a PS printer fast
To: None <>
From: Mike Parson <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/06/2002 08:57:18
On Fri, Sep 06, 2002 at 07:26:08AM -0600, Herb Peyerl wrote:
> Mike Parson <>  wrote:
>> I've run significantly more complex PS than sohwpage through gs
>> with few problems.  The driver you're using on your OSX system
>> might be the culprit here, have you tried using something more like
>> the Apple Laserwriter Select 360?  It's the driver I've had the
>> most luck with classic Macs as clients.
> I've tried both the Generic PPD and the Laserwriter PPD. I haven't
> specifically tried the "Apple Laserwriter Select 360" one. I'm also

That should have been good enough.

> being brow-beaten into trying 'magicfilter' instead of calling 'gs'
> from a stubby shellscript inside my printcap.  I'll try that again.

Oh... well, you should be using magicfilter, it makes things much
easier. =)

Michael Parson