First Edition (October 1997)

Trademarks and Acknowledgements

About This Book

Chapter 1. Printers, Print Jobs, and Queues Overview for Users

Chapter 2. Printers, Print Jobs, and Queues for System Administrators

Chapter 3. Spooler Overview
Spooler Introduction
Spooler Terminology
The Generic AIX Spooler
Spooler Parts
Spooler Data Flow Part I
Spooler Data Flow Part II
Overview of Backend Processing
Virtual Printers and Formatter Filters
/etc/qconfig, the Spooler Configuration File

Chapter 4. Printer, Plotter, and Spooler Subsystem Programming

Chapter 5. Troubleshooting the AIX Spooler