* Eric Crist <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [0701 08:01]:
> On Monday 19 July 2004 03:39, Henrik W Lund wrote:
> > Funny. There doesn't seem to be anything wrong here. Unless, of course,
> > it "Saw EOF" a little early. What did debug level 2 tell you? I know
> > mine said something about some filter somewhere that was needed, but not
> > found.
> >
> > This is mysterious. You're sure that the problem is with CUPS? The
> > printer works from, say, Windows? It _could_ be that the printer just
> > gobbles up jobs, but doesn't actually print them. Just maybe... Just
> > exhausting possibilities here.

> This printer prints nearly perfectly with apsfilter and regular, base, lpd/lpr 
> installed.   The only problem is the margins, and I can fix that for the most 
> part.  I think it's a problem with cups, personally, but I never see anything 
> interesting from debug2, but I'll try again.  I'll post tomorrow or the next 
> day.

Just wondering - why do you want to use CUPS? 

I did exactly the same thing as you - installed it because it would be 'easy to use'
then spent a fortnight configuring it.

CUPS in my experience is one of the very few UNIX programs that breaks after a while -
everything else might be a bit tricky to configure, but once it works, it keeps 
CUPS randomly decided to throw away jobs, until I threw *it* away in disgust.

ESR seems to agree (NB: I am in no way a fan of him, but the article struck a few 


Despite all this I am still thinking of trying to reinstall it this week - I don't know

A bird in the hand is worth what it will bring.
Rasputin :: Jack of All Trades - Master of Nuns
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