Bug 36281 - Incorrect Test Patterns Supplied for Epson 9 & 24-pin Dot-Matrix Printers
Incorrect Test Patterns Supplied for Epson 9 & 24-pin Dot-Matrix Printers
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: printtool (Show other bugs)
7.0
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2001-04-17 11:10 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-11-05 09:30:42 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2001-04-17 11:10:24 EDT
I am currently using an Epson LX-810 dot matrix printer; I used Red Hat Printtool (i.e. 
accessible from the Control Panel) to auto-configure my lpr printcap file and the input filter to 
which this file points. The input filter uses GNU Ghostscript 5.50 drivers to convert the 
PostScript output of various programs into the language that a non-PostScript printer 
understands, although the user does not see this unless s/he examines the printcap file for 
the location of the filter, and then examines the filter file.

I have reason to suspect that the PostScript Test Pages supplied within Printtool have been
either switched or incorrectly-coded. Unfortunately, I cannot provide a detailed bug report
because my ISP keeps hanging-up on me before I could complete it, and when it does, 
Bugzilla forgets its contents after I redial and log-in--even when I choose the Remember
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-04-17 11:51:40 EDT
Not a 4Suite problem... reassigning.
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2002-01-10 08:48:07 EST
Does this problem still happen?
Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2003-11-05 09:30:42 EST
No feedback; closing.

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