cups serial : no stop bits ?

Michael Sweet mike at
Sun Apr 24 05:24:15 PDT 2005

Anonymous wrote:
> Hi,
> Owning an apple laserwriter with a serial port, I tried to install it
> with cups. I've been quite surprised to see that there is no "stop
> bits" settings in the serial port configuration : it seems that you
> have to set it up outside of cups, and there is no explanation here
> on the cups website (and I didnt't find anything on the web either).
> ...

I'm actually pretty surprised that there are any devices left that
need more than 1 stop bit.

Anyways, please submit this as a STR at:

and we'll incorporate into CUPS 1.2 (along with the necessary
changes to the web interface and documentation)


Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Publishing Software

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