I don t know if it will help but I had the same effect when choosing the effective driver for an hp but did not select the print as ghoscript option as i write this i realise there isn t such options anymore with "cups inside" it was for mandrake 71 I had not that kind of trouble with cups maybe you should try the mandrake user forum and the muo site which have some good tutorials on cups http://www.mandrakeuser.org/hardware/hcups0.html http://www.mandrakeforum.com/article.php3?sid=20001129095531 (faq 5 so 4 more over there) imr On Monday 04 December 2000 17:38, you wrote: > Dennis Kent wrote: > > Canon BJC 610. There are no drivers in CUPS or > > Gimp-Print for any Canons older than BJC 1000. Has > > anybody had any experience with this? It prints a > > gimp-print header with some settings and then pages > > and pages full of s8W-! . I can clear the print queue > > and power the printer on and off a couple of times and > > they still keep coming. > > > > Anyone have any ideas?