My original post:
> From carlosm Fri Oct 28 15:58:10 1994
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: PC-NFS 5.0 and HP Drafmaster RX plus plotter
> Thanks to
> for their answers.
> There is still a pending issue my end users they are unable to plot
> from their PC's running PC-NFS 5.0, although they can do it from SunOS 4.1.3
> Using PCNFS I have configured LPT3 as a RAW ouput device for an HP Plotter.
> I have the plotter configured for print "after timeout".
> I can print the file from unix using "lpr -Pspoolname filename".
> I can print the file using "net print filename LPT3:" from DOS.
> The problem: I can not print from DOS using "print filename LPT3:" or
> "copy filename LPT3:" or "type filename > LPT3". I can see that the plotter
> is receiving some data, but it is being lost.
> In addition, I can not print from Windows onto LPT3 either.
> This is the printcap entry that I have defined for the Hewlett Packard plotter:
> Any ideas, suggestions will be really apreciated!
> Thanks in advance,
> o__ ---- Carlos A. Morillo
> ,>/_ ------ Software Engineer
> (_)`(_) ------- ECCS, Inc.
> 1 Sheila Drive . Building 6A
> Tinton Falls, New Jersey 07724
> 908-747-6995 extension 295
> Fax 908-747-6542
> e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Solution I changed the printcap to:
By the way this was the printcap sent to me by
but as in the beginning the one provided in the printcap city
worked with Autocad from DOS, I thought it was fine. I was wrong,
it didn't have the flags to handle hpgl.
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