[rescue] New acquisition... (AIX)

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sat Apr 3 10:34:58 CST 2004

On Apr 3, 2004, at 11:28 AM, Carl R. Friend wrote:
>> The daisy-wheel is straight 9600bps RS232.
>    Nice.  Those make fantastic correspondence printers.

   They really do.  The only problem is the noise. :-(

>> Uhh... *rummage* it's badge says it's an LXY01, and it also has a
>> "Printronics P300" badge on it.  It's quite a handsome machine, with
>> shocks on the lid, even. :)
>    That's going to be the DataProducts interface.  You can drive it
> using an LP-11 or workalike.  I may even have the pinout someplace;
> I'll need to look.

   I wonder if NetBSD has a driver for an LPV11 board...Jon could throw 
together a MicroVAX-II and use it as a print server, handling the LXY01 
and whatever other printers he has.  That would be *nice*.


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL          reboot and upgrade."    -Jonathan Patschke

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