rastertopcl creating very large (> 2 GB) files

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Mon Jul 26 12:40:54 PDT 2004

Anonymous wrote:
> ...
>> Nope, nothing has changed in the '5000 driver.  What type of 
>> connection are you using to the printer ("lpstat -v" will show)?
> We're connecting via lpd right now.  This printer has a printjet lpd
> server directly connected to it, so we're just interfacing with that.
> Perhaps there is a better way?

Well, the LPD protocol requires a file size, and both CUPS 1.1.x and
your print server (most likely) do not support sizes >2GB.  If you
use the "socket" scheme instead then you will avoid any mention of
the print data size on either end...

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Printing Software for UNIX                       http://www.easysw.com

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