SUMMARY: [Q] can SOLARIS work with SUN laserwriter II ??

Date: Wed May 21 1997 - 17:21:10 CDT

Thank you for the answers. YES, SOLARIS 2.5 does work wirn SUN laserwriter II.
I need setup printer as postscript and file type postscript. It can print both
ASCII and postscript file without problem.

My original post:

>>I have a SUN Ultra Sparc 1 (170 MHZ) with Solaris 2.5.1 installed. I
>>connect a old (1989) SUN Laserwriter II to it on serial port A. On
>>"admintool" I create a entry and parameters setup as following:
>> printer port: /dev/term/a
>> printer type: HP printer or Postscript (their is NO Laserwriter entry)
>> file contents: any
>>I tried to print a ASCII file, it is NOT print. I use "lpstat -t" to
>.look, the print entry is there. This printer use to (one year ago) work
>>under SUN OS 4.1.2. My question are:
>> 1. How to determine the printer is good or bad??
>> 2. Does SUN laserwriter can work with Solaris 2.5.1 or not?
>> If YES, does my setup correct?
>>Thank you for help.

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