• Subject: Re: Win '98 and my 3116 printer won't handle it!
  • From: Chuck Lewis <CLEWIS@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 01 Jul 1999 12:23:29 -0500

Don't blame you there Al (both for wanting the QUICK print and dumping Lexmark) 
!!

Chuck

"Al Barsa, Jr." wrote:

> At 09:04 PM 6/30/99 -0500, you wrote:
>
> There's no reason to buy a token ring card, I could do everything I wanted
> to do via the twin-ax card, but I would not gain the benefit of the
> performance of a direct connection.  My problem with Lexmark is that they
> do not supply new drivers for new operating systems.  If they do not
> resolve this question, I will never buy another IBM (or IBM
> related/spun-off/OEMed) printer again.
>
> Al
>
> >Al,
> >
> >So this printer ISN'T on your LAN (you could get a T/R card for it when it
> >first
> >came out) ? We I "used to work" I had it on our LAN AND on our AS/400...
> >Worked
> >fine that way...
> >
> >Chuck
> >
> >"Al Barsa, Jr." wrote:
> >
> > > At 04:22 PM 6/30/99 -0700, you wrote:
> > > >Al Barsa, Jr. wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > At 09:54 AM 6/30/99 -0700, you wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Specifically, it is attached to the 400 via twin-ax, and to my PC
> > > > > parallel.  There are no new drivers for Win '98, and the CE's tell
> > us that
> > > > > the only way to make it work is to physically turn it off/on after 
>each
> > > > > re-boot of the PC.
> > > >
> > > >Since this is a older printer... have you ever had it working as
> > > >described,
> > > >and what has changed.. just W/98 ???? Will it work as a twinax attached
> > > >printer ??? Will it work as a PC printer if NOT attached to 400 ???
> > > In the past few days, we've tried every driver under the sun.
> > >
> > > Yes, I could get it to work through the AS/400, as the PC is also 
>connected
> > > to our token ring, but the performance would not be as good.  By hooking 
>it
> > > directly to the PC, I get good performance.  I also have use of it when 
>the
> > > 400 is down (eg: SAVSYS, new release [I do more of these than most other
> > > people].)
> > >
> > > Al
> > >
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> > >
> > > Al Barsa, Jr. - Account for Midrange-L
> > > Barsa Consulting, LLC.
> > > 400 > 390
> > >
> > > Phone:  914-251-1234
> > > Fax:            914-251-9406
> > > http://www.barsaconsulting.com
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> Al Barsa, Jr. - Account for Midrange-L
> Barsa Consulting, LLC.
> 400 > 390
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