>From: Barry Redmond [mailto:bredmond at electronics.dit.ie]
>>I have a problem setting up a HP PhotoSmart P1100 printer to be used
>by Windows machines via samba on Slackware. Everything seems
>to work ok except that one blank page is added to the end of the
>printout, and I can't figure out why. As I write this I'm just
>realising that I've only tested it with single page documents, so
>it's possible that a blank page is being added after every page.
>>As far as I can make out the P1100 is intended to be used only with
>Windows, but all I want to do is take the bunch of bytes issued by
>the driver on the client PC and shuffle them through samba and lpr
>out to the printer so it should work - shouldn't it?
>>The testing I've done seems to point to lpr as the culprit. Does it
>do any processing of the byte stream by default? My printcap is
>the standard stuff from the installed sample. If lpr does
>modify the byte stream then how do I stop it doing it? I can't find
>any relevant information in the man pages.
I have exactly the same problem with my Brother 1050. The solution is to add
the option sf to /etc/printcap for the printer, so you'll have something
and you need to add sf, so you'll have:
That suppresses the final form feed.
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