Subject: Re: USB lpt and NOPRIME
To: Phil Nelson <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/08/2001 21:39:32
On Thu, Feb 08, 2001 at 12:33:51PM -0800, Phil Nelson wrote:
> >Hm, I notice this with my Lexmark E310... Why do we reset the printer
> >on open, anyway?
> I suspect this happens with the regular lpt also.  I have often had
> a job sent to our apple laser writer and still have unprinted pages
> and lpq reports no entries. Then you submit another job, the printer
> is reset and the unprinted pages are lost.  I kept looking in lpd
> for this problem and now see that it may be related to two separate
> opens.

yes. I'm using the

crw-------  1 root  wheel  8, 64 Jan 21 19:34 /dev/lpt0nr

device on the Shark, for this reason.