Bug 6990 - lpr won't print large files (too large)
lpr won't print large files (too large)
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: lpr (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 1999-11-13 15:21 EST by moof
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-22 12:54:50 EST
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Description moof 1999-11-13 15:21:04 EST
I am using lpr-0.46-0.5.2.  I am trying to print a 16.8Mb file, a large
image for a 2400 DPI color printer.  Even though the file is very large,
it is still a single page of output.  lpr should not be complaining about
files of this size when the printcap has mx=0 in it.

# lpr rjul.ps
lpr: rjul.ps: copy file is too large
# cat /etc/printcap

# REMOTE phaser840
lp|tek|phaser840:\
   stuff removed
  :mx=0:\
  :sh:

# rpm -qv lpr
lpr-0.46-0.5.2
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 1999-11-22 12:54:59 EST
It's mx#0, not mx=0

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