Bug 53773 - duplex printing problem on HPLJ 5M with Redhat 7.1
duplex printing problem on HPLJ 5M with Redhat 7.1
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: printconf (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2001-09-18 04:49 EDT by Ayah Hanif
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-10 11:44:18 EST
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output of "zcat /etc/alchemist/namespace/printconf/local.adl" (2.97 KB, text/plain)
2001-09-18 04:52 EDT, Ayah Hanif
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Description Ayah Hanif 2001-09-18 04:49:11 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.76 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.6 i686)

Description of problem:
duplex printing fails on ps files, but works on ASCII files.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. I have set up my printer as samba printer, using driver available in
printtool. I seleceted HP LaserJet 5M, and accept all default values,
except I change the default papersize and set the default to duplex mode.
All test pages can be printed
2. Text files can be printed in duplex, simply "lpr any-text-file" prints
the text file in duplex.
3. Printing ps files always printed in simplex.

Actual Results:  1. "lpr -Z Duplex" will always print simplex.
2. I tried "a2ps -s2" but the result is not duplex, but two pages printed
in the same side.

Expected Results:  ps files should be printed in duplex.

Additional info:

I will attached the output of
zcat /etc/alchemist/namespace/printconf/local.adl
Comment 1 Ayah Hanif 2001-09-18 04:52:38 EDT
Created attachment 31981 [details]
output of "zcat /etc/alchemist/namespace/printconf/local.adl"
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2002-03-06 08:45:13 EST
A fix for -Z option handling is in rawhide, and that may very well fix this
problem.  Please re-open if this isn't fixed in the next release (or beta).


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