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Printer queue query
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 89 12:20 EDT
From: pan@Athena.Pangaro.Dialnet.Symbolics.Com (Paul Pangaro)
OK, so I have the Print system loaded, but I dont want to send a big
file to the queue (maybe my LMFS is too tight for space). Is there a
way to force printing to go directly to the printer, without going into
the printer queue first (obviously the printer is on this same machine).
Disabling services, or stopping the printer queue does not seem to work.
The cure might be worse than the disease.
If you can squeeze out the FEPFS space to grow your LMFS, you probably
should. Bypassing the print spooler to print a big job means that
you'll be watching "Serial Out" in your status line for far longer than
you'd care to surrender use of your machine.
I have a printer attached to my machine (to the console serial port,
actually) and once printed something before I loaded the print system.