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Re: newbie problem

On Wed, 17 Dec 1997, David Anderson wrote:

> I really need tips installing hylafax on a SCO5.0.4 box. Got binaries
> from ftp.sgi.com... everything installs as instructed. Modem is probed
> correctly
> so everything should work..
> 1) about 20 times I've added in new fax with faxaddmodem but when I run
> faxstat -s all I get is
> # ./faxstat
> HylaFAX scheduler on chrysler: Running
> and no line about modem tty2A....
> yes, I did run $./faxmodem tty2A after running faxaddmodem

Any reason you didn't want to run faxgetty?

> 2) mail sent back complains about ghostcript. Ghostscript makes pretty
> pictures
> (../examples/tiger.ps) so that seems to eliminate source... but here's
> mail ->
> Your facsimile job to 4836650 was not sent because document conversion
> to facsimile failed.  The output from the converter program was:

If you used the ghostscript binary from ftp.sgi.com, make sure
you get the ghostscript fonts from prep.ai.mit.edu.

> Error: /typecheck in --restore--
> Operand stack:
>     -savetype-  /Courier-Bold
> Execution stack:
>     %interp_exit  --nostringval--  --nostringval--  --nostringval--
> false  --no
> stringval--  --nostringval--  --nostringval--
> Dictionary stack:
>     537/547  0/20  6/200
> Ghostscript: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1
> Check any PostScript documents for non-standard fonts and invalid
> constructs.
> 3) Is there a way to preserve HP laserjet graphics embedded in file?
>    I have nice shading and layout I would like preserved or do I have to
>    rewrite output as postscript instead of PCL3?

rewrite output as postscript.

> Version: 3.12
> GIT d s: a C+++ UC++++ UB+++ P+ L+ E-- W+++ N++ o+ K- w+ O- M- V-- PS
> PE+ Y PGP- t++ 5 X R- tv++ b++ DI++++ D+ G e+* h---- r+++ y++++
> ------END GEEK CODE BLOCK------

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