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Date:      Fri, 25 Oct 1996 13:20:18 -0600 (GMT-0600)
From:      Victor Manuel Carranza Gonzalez <victor@usac.edu.gt>
To:        dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: lpd problem (exiting on signal 11)
Message-ID:  <Pine.OSF.3.93.961025130940.10732A-100000@ns.usac.edu.gt>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSI.3.94.961024184706.14557K-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>

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On Thu, 24 Oct 1996, Doug White wrote:

> What are you trying to print?  Maybe there is something in it that lpd
> barfs on for some reason.

Yes!!! that was the reason of the problem!!!  I was trying to print to an
EPSON Stylus Color printer (using escape sequences and special
characters), but the default settings are for a TEXT ONLY printer... so,
I think that, when the text filter receives non-text data, it panics,
instead of just stop printing and send a decent message to the error log.

Thank you very much for your help!

Best regards,

Victor M. Carranza G.
University of San Carlos
Guatemala, Central America





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