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RE: Printer Support



fixed

Im feeling a bit silly for not catching that myself - I guess I just
assumed :<

Well, I got it to work ... Kinda.  http://farmers.dynu.com/spool.pdf -
is there any way to fix that up?  That's pretty ugly

Also, print screen didn't seem to go anywhere ?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux5250-admin@midrange.com
> [mailto:linux5250-admin@midrange.com] On Behalf Of Scott Klement
> Sent: Friday, August 30, 2002 12:18 PM
> To: linux5250@midrange.com
> Subject: RE: [LINUX5250] Printer Support
>
>
>
> Yeah, sorry... I wrote that message too quickly.   Of course it needs
> a REDIRECT not a PIPE.
>
> Try this:
>
>    'outputcommand=scs2pdf>/tmp/spoolfile$$.pdf'
>
>
> On Fri, 30 Aug 2002, Rosewood wrote:
>
> > I added the pipe command and still nothing.  To test if I
> can print to
> > PRT03, Im changing my user profile to default to prt03 and
> then doing
> > a print screen -- nothing
> >
> > Also I made it the absolute path, but scs2pdf is in my path
> statement
> > and runs okay w/o the absolute path
> >
> > >You're missing the PIPE in your outputcommand.  It should be:
> > >
> > >        'outputcommand=scs2pdf|/tmp/spoolfile$$.pdf'
> >
> >
> > There was no PRT03 that I saw before
> >
> > An example print conf page
> >
> >                                     Print Options
>         Page
> > 1 of 4
> >
> >
> >  Document  . . . . . . . . . . . :   ACMSRECR
> >
> >
> >
> >  Type choices, press Enter.
> >
> >    Page range:
> >
> >      Start page  . . . . . . . . .   *FIRST
> 0.01-9999.99, *FIRST,
> > *LAST
> >      End page  . . . . . . . . . .   *LAST
> 0.01-9999.99, *FIRST,
> > *LAST
> >                                                   *STRPAGE
> >
> >    Number of copies  . . . . . . .   1            1-99
> >
> >    Output device . . . . . . . . .   1
> 1=Printer, 2=Display
> >
> >                                                   3=File
> >
> >      Printer . . . . . . . . . . .   PRT03        *USRPRF, *SYSVAL,
> > *WRKSTN
> >                                                   Printer ID
> >
> >      Output queue  . . . . . . . .   *DEV         Name, *DEV, *FILE,
> > *WRKSTN
> >        Library . . . . . . . . . .   *LIBL        Name, *LIBL
> >
> >      Output file . . . . . . . . .   *DOC         Name, *DOC, *FILE
> >
> >      Form type . . . . . . . . . .   LH02         Printer form
> >
> >      Printer file  . . . . . . . .   QSYSPRT      Name
> >
> >        Library . . . . . . . . . .   *LIBL        Name, *LIBL
> >
> >
> > More...
> >
> > I don't see anything there about scs or ipds and I have no
> idea what
> > either is or how I can check :P
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: linux5250-admin@midrange.com
> > > [mailto:linux5250-admin@midrange.com] On Behalf Of James Rich
> > > Sent: Friday, August 30, 2002 11:29 AM
> > > To: linux5250@midrange.com
> > > Subject: RE: [LINUX5250] Printer Support
> > >
> > >
> > > On Fri, 30 Aug 2002, Rosewood wrote:
> > >
> > > > lp5250d env.DEVNAME=PRT03 'outputcommand=scs2pdf
> > > /tmp/spoolfile$$.pdf'
> > > > 192.168.0.2
> > > >
> > > > That's the command I ran, and prt03 is created, and I don't
> > > seem to be
> > > > getting error messages when I print to it, however I don't
> > > seem to get
> > > > any files created either, and I ran the command as root on
> > > the linux
> > > > box
> > >
> > > Hmmm...  That looks right.  Perhaps you are trying to print IPDS
> > > documents?  scs2pdf only support *SCS printouts.  You
> might also try
> > > putting the full path names in, i.e.:
> > >
> > > lp5250d env.DEVNAME=PRT03 \
> > > 'outputcommand=/usr/bin/scs2pdf /tmp/spoolfile$$.pdf' \
> 192.168.0.2
> > >
> > > (my scs2pdf is in /usr/bin, yours may be different, like
> > > /usr/local/bin)
> > >
> > > You should be sure that you didn't already have a PRT03
> configured
> > > on the AS/400 since it will use the previous definition which may
> > > not be valid.
> > >
> > > James Rich
> > >
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