Method and apparatus for controlling a peripheral via different data ports

Method and apparatus for controlling a peripheral via different data ports

  • CN 101,042,634 A
  • Filed: 11/25/2003
  • Published: 09/26/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/20/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. , a kind of being used for from the method for a local controller and central system controller driving printer, it comprises the steps:

  • Supervision is communicated by letter from described local controller and central system controller;

    When receiving a printer communication for one from described controller, determine the availability of printer, and(i) if described printer can be used, the printer data of a kind of form of then decoding also becomes a standard printer form that is used for described printer communication with decoded data-switching;

    If (ii) described printer is unavailable, then notify the described controller that receives described printer communication from it;

    described printer busy;

    AndContinue to monitor described communication.

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