printer causing computer to reboot
parv at pair.com
Mon Sep 12 01:08:34 PDT 2005
in message <20050912000621.76762.qmail at web60019.mail.yahoo.com>,
wrote Peter Matulis thusly...
> Hi, I am running FreeBSD 5.4. I have upgraded my ports and recompiled the
> system and kernel. I have a USB laser printer (Lexmark E310) that is recognized
> automatically when attached.
(That allows use of parallel port too.)
> Occasionally when a print request is sent I receive a message in
> my /var/log/messages file (see first message in list below).
> kernel: usbd_setup_pipe: failed to start endpoint, IOERROR last
> message repeated 2 times
> kernel: ulpt0: using bi-directional mode
> kernel: usbd_setup_pipe: failed to start endpoint, IOERROR
> Then the system rebooted.
I will leave this others to address as i have not used the printer
via USB at all. Currently it is being used over ethernet through a
SMC router connected via parallel port. I did not encounter any
problems when it was directly connected to any of the 2-3 computer
> Another issue is when I send a print request either a) nothing
> happens (maybe a log message is generated) or b) paper comes out
> with this at top left corner: "s: 1"
Could it be a incorrect printcap? What kind of data (PS, PDF, plain
text), and how, are you trying to print?
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