• Subject: Re: Question on Multiple Printers using One Outq
  • From: Chuck Lewis <CLEWIS@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 12 Jan 1999 12:18:17 -0500

Thank Jeff !

Notice any difference in how the printers "respond" in "solo" mode versus
"multiple" mode ?

Chuck

"Jeffrey M. Silberberg" wrote:

>   As long as the to device descriptions are appropriate for the OUTQ
>  you can hang multiple WTRS on a single outque.  However, it will only
>  handle closed next inline files, so if you open and leave open a single
> spool file for this application then it is no help.  But if each document
> is a seperate spool file it sould work GREAT !!
>
>         JMS
>
> On Mon, 11 Jan 1999, Chuck Lewis wrote:
>
> > Hi Folks !
> >
> > Seem's like I remember reading/hearing about the ability to have
> > multiple printers share a single outq. This was a few years back I'm not
> > sure if it was a feature of the operating system or if it was an extra
> > from IBM...
> >
> > Anyone familiar with this or doing this ?
> >
> > We have a single 4230 that prints out orders for walk-in counter sales
> > and at our busier branches it is causing a backup waiting for stuff to
> > print. I'm kicking around one faster printer or an additional 4230.
> >
> > Update - I tried and you can start multiple printer writers to a single
> > outq...
> >
> > How effecient is this  ?
> >
> > Thanks for any information !
> >
> > Chuck
> >
> >
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