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Old 08-13-2002
Simultaneous printing

I am running AIX 4.3 and network printing setup with HP Jetdirect. I would like to be able to send the same printout to both of the network printers at the same time. They are both PCL
data stream. I have tried to make this work by linking the two print que, by the results are unpredictable.
Is there a way to do this?
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Old 08-15-2002
You can try sending the output (print) to a file rather than a printer, then you can use 2 lp commands to print to the printers then remove the file afterwards

output > /tmp/test_print
lp -d<printer1> /tmp/test_print
lp -d<printer2> /tmp/test_print
rm /tmp/test_print

Tell me if this helps.

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