[rescue] Baffling problem with HP DeskJet 1600CM (paper feed)

Phil Schilling phils at gcstech.net
Sat Aug 16 10:40:28 CDT 2003

On Sat, 16 Aug 2003 07:40:22 -0700 (PDT)
Lionel Peterson <lionel4287 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I have a baffling problme with my HP Deskjet 1600CM (bought to make
> nice color prints (like spreadsheets, Gannt Charts, etc.) from
> Solaris)- it seems the printer grabbs the first page (a mandatory
> banner page), then "chokes" on the first page of the document.
> My questions are:
> How to absolutely force off the printing of banner pages? (I've
> turned them off in admintool, where else should I look?)

/etc/lp/interfaces/[printername] change nobanner=no to nobanner=yes
and restart the queue.

> Any ideas what causes the *second* jage to jam? The first shoots
> through like nobody's business, but the second goes an inch or two,
> then stops... If I pull the page out, the second page is printed
> fine...
My first try would be cleaning the pickup rollers.  I use fedron
(rubber restorer), though odd the first page works fine.

Phil Schilling
GCS Tech

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