About serial communication settings
Each serial device is controlled by a series of communication
characteristics that define the low-level communications
with the printer.
When you configure a new printer,
the default values should be sufficient for most purposes.
The serial communication parameters are:
To change these parameters, see
``Adding, modifying, or copying a local printer''.
Speed of the serial connection.
The default speed is 9600bps.
The system uses parity for error checking. By default,
this field is set to None.
By default, this field is set to 1.
Number of bits (7 or 8) per character.
Character size is set to 8 bits by default
(not to be confused with font size,
which is the size of a printed character in points).
You can configure additional serial line characteristics using
or by editing the print interface file
(in the /usr/spool/lp/model directory) directly.
``Creating printer interface scripts''.
summarizes the various characteristics
that can be set on a terminal or printer port;
however, not all of the characteristics listed in
are important for printers.
Controlling access to printers
About printer device connections
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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 22 April 2004