PCI Parallel Card - cant print multiple pages!?

By Fragrant Coit
Sep 27, 2007
  1. PCI Parallel Card - cant print multiple pages!? FIXED!

    My 1st question! Generally I'm answering them.

    Got a customer whose PSU blew, taking the Onboard Parallel Port with it.

    We installed a Sunnix PCI Parallel card - which supports ECP.

    It'll print 1 page fine, but won't print multiple pages, whereas it would before.

    Any ideas?
  2. mscrx

    mscrx TS Rookie Posts: 310

    just some thoughts...
    - latest driver for the pci card?
    - tried another pci bus?
    - shared irq(s) with other devices?
    - disabled blown onboard parallel port?
    - cross testing with a different printer?

    maybe we can exclude some factors and find the one you need to fix....

    regards, mscrx
  3. Fragrant Coit

    Fragrant Coit TS Guru Topic Starter Posts: 363

    MSCRX - it WAS the onboard! As soon as it was disabled, it worked - even though printer was using new card.

  4. mscrx

    mscrx TS Rookie Posts: 310

    great, thats something for a "knowledge base" then :)

    regards, mscrx
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