OS X Big Sur & Applewriter IIg

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OS X Big Sur & Applewriter IIg

Is there anyway to print from Big Sur to the Laserwriter IIg?

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Maybe a USB to serial adapter

Maybe a USB to serial adapter and the generic postscript driver.

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Not without some adaptation

MacOS X doesn't support EtherTalk (DDP protocol over Ethernet) after 10.6; the LaserWriter IIg only speaks that protocol on its Ethernet port.

You may be able to connect via a serial cable and a USB-Serial adapter. Another possibility is that SheepShaver may be able to see the printer if it can get access to send raw Ethernet frames.

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