Changes between Version 10 and Version 11 of CupsFaq


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Oct 27, 2011, 10:03:58 AM (7 years ago)
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ataylor
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Clarified section 3.4

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    263263that file along to CUPS.
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    265 <p>It's possible (at least theoretically; in practise there are sometimes
     265<p>It's possible (at least theoretically; in practice there are sometimes
    266266various problems) to use the standard OS/2 PostScript driver for this. However,
    267267the eCups team has provided an updated PostScript driver called ECUPS.DRV; this
     
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    778778<h3>3.4.  Why do pages come out all black, or shrunk to postage-stamp size?</h3>
    779 <p>This seems to occur most often with recent (version 9.0 and later) builds of Ghostscript.  The cause is under investigation; in the meantime, try using Ghostscript version 8.71 (or earlier) and see if that works.
     779<p>First of all, obviously, make certain that it's not a physical problem with the printer.  Also ensure that you are using the correct driver, and that the OS/2 printer object is printing to the proper CUPS port (and not directly to the printer port).
     780<p>If you're certain that the problem lies with OS/2 and CUPS, check your version of Ghostscript.  Problems of this nature are reported to occur sometimes with recent versions (9.0 and above) of Ghostscript.  The cause is under investigation; in the meantime, try using Ghostscript version 8.71 (or earlier) and see if that works.
    780781<p>All-black or corrupted printouts have also been reported to occur sometimes when printing the second and subsequent jobs since the printer was turned on, even though the first job printed perfectly.  This problem may have been resolved with recent releases of CUPS.  If it still occurs after upgrading to the latest CUPS, try turning the printer off and on, then try printing the job again.
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