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Date:      Fri, 23 Aug 1996 20:39:03 +0200 (MET DST)
From:      Christoph Kukulies <>
To: (Nathaniel Wayne McConathy)
Subject:   Re: Serial printer problem
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from Nathaniel Wayne McConathy at "Aug 23, 96 11:18:14 am"

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> I have identified the port cuaa1 as the free serial port avialable on my
> machine.  Then using a serial cord provided by the manufacturer of my printer
> I connected to the printer and the PC.  I set the printer to run at 1200 baud,
> with no parity, 8 data, 1 stop, XON/XOFF.  I put the following line in 
> /etc/remote:
>     printer:dv=/dev/cuaa1:br#1200:parity=none
> after connecting to the printer using "tip printer"
> I try to send a postscript file to the printer by:
>      ~$psex1        

Is it a tip escape/command?
What does it mean?

> The problem is that I continue to get the following result:
>   Segmentation fault (core dumped)

What is dumping core? tip?

> each time.  Any advice appreciated.
>       Nathan

This is my printcap for an Dec Ln03r Scriptprinter:

lp0|local laser printer:\

I'm doing in rc.local:

cat -u /dev/cuaa2 >/var/log/PS-log

and if you want to watch messages coming from the ps-printer
you can always do:

tail -f /var/log/PS-log

and print using lpr.


--Chris Christoph P. U. Kukulies

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