HP Laserjet 4L and Trakker 250

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Andy Hill

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Feb 8, 1995, 3:58:18 PM2/8/95
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Andrew Wing (agw...@astro.ocis.temple.edu) wrote:
: Anyone from HP or CMS care to comment on this one?
:
Well, considering that CMS is HP these days, I guess that narrows down
who should respond...

: I downloaded the latest drivrers for the laserjet from HP's ftp server.
: I have installed them according to the directions in the file, and it
: seems to work now, except that all of windows locks up after using the
: tape. Doesn't even respond to <cntl><alt><del>.
:
Isn't the Trakker a parallel-port backup? If that's the case, I have a
feeling that the bidirectional communications stuff is getting confused.
Probably should disable the LaserJet Status Window (check the installation
disks for a DEINSTALL program).

Andrew Wing

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Feb 8, 1995, 2:05:42 PM2/8/95
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Anyone from HP or CMS care to comment on this one?

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[ Article crossposted from alt.sys.pc-clone.gateway2000 ]
[ Author was James N. Petersen (jpet...@che.wsu.edu) ]
[ Posted on Mon, 6 Feb 1995 14:33:26 GMT ]

I downloaded the latest drivrers for the laserjet from HP's ftp server.
I have installed them according to the directions in the file, and it
seems to work now, except that all of windows locks up after using the
tape. Doesn't even respond to <cntl><alt><del>.

I am not quick to blame the trakker, I am quick to blame HP as they have
been releasing inferior drivers, and giving non-existant technical
support for some time.

Jim


brenda.l.harris (blha...@cbnews.cb.att.com) wrote:
: In article <D36AK...@serval.net.wsu.edu>,
: James N. Petersen <jpet...@che.wsu.edu> wrote:
: >I have recently acquired an HP LaserJet 4L printer and placed int on my
: >serial port, together with my Trakker 250 taple packup unit. Now, I
: >cannot use the Trakker, and the Laserjet software keeps popping up a
: >window about an unknown return code. Obviously, the trakker and the
: >laserjet are interacting, with the trakker intercepting some of the
: >codes from the printer. How do I go about fixing this problem? Is it a
: >software issue (do I need updated drivers from someone) or is it
: >possible that there is not a solution to this problem?
: >
: >Thanks in advance.
: >
: >Jim Petersen
: >

: Don't be so quick to blame the Trakker. I recently saw a post (my
: apologies to the author for not remembering his.her name) that said
: there is a known bug in the 4L drivers that come with the printer.
: I did as suggested and called HP to get the new drivers, and that
: solved my problem.
: The drivers are Version 1.35, and work for all Laserjet 4 printers.
: I believe the HP number I called was 208-323-2551.

: Good luck.
: brenda
: blha...@attmail.com


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