ulpt problem (USB_ERR_IOERROR)
Hans Petter Selasky
hselasky at c2i.net
Fri Jul 17 06:54:54 UTC 2009
On Friday 17 July 2009 00:50:02 Patrick Lamaiziere wrote:
> Le Thu, 16 Jul 2009 22:22:10 +0200,
> Hans Petter Selasky <hselasky at c2i.net> a écrit :
> > Could you try to add an "if (sc->sc_fflags == 0)" in front, like this:
> > /*
> > * Only read status while the device is not opened, due to
> > * possible hardware or firmware bug in some printers.
> > */
> > if (sc->sc_fflags == 0)
> > usbd_transfer_start(sc->sc_xfer[ULPT_INTR_DT_RD]);
> It works fine with this check. Cool!
I think this is the final patch.
> But why, that is not clear. FreeBSD 7.2 checks the status of the
> printer only when the device is opened and before each write.
I think your USB device has a hardware bug, where if a control transfer and a
bulk transfer is started at the same time, it will crash the USB hardware in
your printer. The status is read like a control transfer and the printer data
is sent like bulk transfers.
> > > Not related but I noticed that usb_write() in usb_dev.c returns -1
> > > if I hit Ctrl-C when doing a "cat file > /dev/unlpt0". Because
> > > usb_fifo_wait(f) returns -1 (should be EINTR?).
> > If cv_wait_sig() returns -1, then they do not behave like in the
> > manual page:
> Yes I saw, I will try to dig more into the code.
> (will open a new thread for this)
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