[rescue] LaserJet 4 glitch

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Sat Oct 25 17:03:02 CDT 2008

My trusty Laserjet 4M Plus (now something like 14 years old) has
developed a minor but annoying problem.  Every time it first warms up
from power-saving mode to begin a print job, it is convinced that it has
a paper jam.  99 times out of 100, it's imagining it.  Simply opening
and closing the top cover without touching anything else clears the
problem, and it goes on to print without further ado.  Nevertheless,
it's annoying.

Has anyone else ever encountered this problem, and know the cure?

  Phil Stracchino, CDK#2     DoD#299792458     ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
  alaric at caerllewys.net   alaric at metrocast.net   phil at co.ordinate.org
         Renaissance Man, Unix ronin, Perl hacker, Free Stater
                 It's not the years, it's the mileage.

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