FYI..

Laserjet III's should understand PCL.

the ifhp filter from the ports will support such printers ... its a bit
of a b...h to set up (must RTFM) but once setup it is a dream. I also
use LPRng...

mjt

 
On Tue, 2004-05-11 at 18:48, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote:
> On Mon, 10 May 2004 17:42:08 -0600 (MDT)
> Warren Block <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, 10 May 2004, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote:
> > 
> > > 2. The tray I have is for "legal" paper and I want to use A4; the
> > > problem is that if I set CUPS to print on A4 it's prompting "PC LOAD
> > > A4" and I have to push "Continue" for each page.
> > 
> > The printer knows that it does not have A4 paper loaded.
> 
> :) I got that
> 
> >  On many HP printers, it can tell because there are configuration
> >  switches that are set by the paper guides in the tray.
> 
> I think this is the case, if I set it from the menu it still complains.
> My problem is that I complains for every page, but my friend's under
> windows does it just for the first; I suppose cups is sending each page
> separately.
> 
> Well, it seems I have to short some of those metallic parts on the tray
> ;-)
> 
> >  On others,  you might have to set that through the front panel menus.
> > 
> > > 3. From what I've seen on net there are many sub-models of LaserJet
> > > III with different capabilities; is there any method to query the
> > > printer and find out what it knows ?
> > 
> > Printing a test page should show options like PostScript or additional
> > memory.
> 
> Yes, I got there; it's 3072K bytes, firmware 19901209, internal fonts
> 19900713 and Paper Tray legal. Nothing about PS.
> 
> Thanks,
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