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Re: Printing from cygwin?
- From: Charles Krug <charles at pentek dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 09:07:29 -0500
- Subject: Re: Printing from cygwin?
- References: <20030227230356.GO22545@pentek.com>
On Thu, Feb 27, 2003 at 06:03:56PM -0500, Charles Krug wrote:
> I'm having trouble with cygwin lpr printing to my default Win2k printer.
> A search of the archives revealed many mailings from people who
> similarly could not print using the cygwin lpr, but I couldn't find any
> stories of "success."
> I invoke:
> lpr -P\\\\server\\printer file
> Printer is considered by Win2k to be a network printer.
> Regardless of the type of file I send, I get the same error reported by
> lpr from (apparantly) Win2k about "incorrect datatype."
Probably a fair sight more useful if I post the actual error message:
lpr: StartDocPrinter error
lpr: The specified datatype is invalid
Sorry about that
Charles Krug, Jr.
1 Park Way
Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458
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