[cups.general] Raw printing on 1.4.2

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Wed Nov 28 16:14:51 PST 2012

Sounds like you have banners (job-sheets) enabled, and those use a new banner file format (previously they were PostScript files).

If you want banners, you can replace the standard banner files with the old PostScript ones or even just plain text.

Banners are stored in /usr/share/cups/banners.

On 2012-11-28, at 4:37 PM, Kenneth Edgar <ken.edgar at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm working on migrating 1.1.22 cups on RHEL 4 to cups 1.4.2 on RHEL6 and have come across an issue with the raw driver.  I'm not sure if I'm missing something, a package, a filter, a mime type configuration... etc.
> On the old server, most printers are setup to use raw.  Test pages print properly including the logo images.  If I setup the same printer using raw in 1.4.2 on RHEL6, I get a page of text that looks like a template for the test page.
> Show printer-name printer-info printer-location...
> If I use a foomatic driver that's closest to this printer, I get a proper test page.
> Any suggestions?  I have 300+ printers to migrate, and for simplicity sake I'd rather not have to figure out what model each is and test to validate that a foomatic or gutenprint driver functions properly for our needs.
> Thanks,
> Ken
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Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair

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