My original question was how to get a Pacific Page postscript
cartridge working with our Suns thru an HP LaserJet III.
Thanks to everybody that responded:
xphyhofu@DDATHD21.BITNET (Joachim Holzfuss)
email@example.com (Brian Kelley)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Sheila Hollenbaugh)
email@example.com (Steven Roth)
Johnathan (firstname.lastname@example.org) got it..the cartridge was
expecting parallel input, and I had to have it on the serial end.
The printcap I ended up with was the one out of the latest Technical
Notes that Sun sent out:
With the filter lpf.hp being
cat | tr '\012' '\015'
echo -n <Esc>E
(replace <Esc> with a real escape)
The consensus on the cartridge was also that it's a real dog -- its
performance is pathetic. When I tried printing out my test doc,
boston.ps (the Usenet topology of the Boston area), I let it sit
blinking for over an HOUR before I gave up. It's only good for
-- Brendan Kehoe - Widener Sun Network Manager - email@example.com Widener University in Chester, PA A Bloody Sun-Dec War Zone "Visualize a dream; look for it in the present tense -- a greater calm than before. If you persist in your efforts, you can achieve...dream control."
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