"printer not found"... printing with LPRng and foomatic
luizbcampos at gmail.com
Sat Nov 29 08:17:45 PST 2008
On 11/28/08, Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote:
> luizbcampos <luizbcampos at gmail.com> writes:
>> I own a usb Canon Pixma iP 1600 printer and I use FBSD-7.0-R
>> amd64. I've choosen LPRng as printer spooler and foomatic-filters,
>> everything is OK in /etc/printcap but when I type "lpq" I get "printer
>> not found" as output.
>> # /etc/printcap
>> ip2200_usb_ps: \
>> :force_localhost: \
>> :if=/usr/local/bin/foomatic-rip: \
>> :ppd=/usr/local/libexec/cups/filter/canonip2200.ppd: \
>> :sd=/var/spool/lpd/ip2200_usb_ps: \
>> I followed all the info contained in "openprinting" section lpd
>> and I chmoded 0755 lprng.sh
> How about "lpq -P ip2200_usb_ps"?
> -- printer has been detected but some problems come up:
Printer ip2200_usb_ps at localhost (dest /dev/ulpt0 at localhost
Quue: no printable jobs in queue
Server: no server active
Status: job 'luiz at localhost+913' saved at 12:52:09
error: luiz at localhost+913 : too many errors
Printer : /dev/ulpt0 at localhost - ERROR: printer '/dev/ulpt0
has illegal char at ' /dev/ulpt0' in name
>> should I set up firstly lpd.perm in order to correct these errrors?
:lp=/dev/ulpt0 at localhost: \
Nov 28 19:25:44 localhost lpd: lpd startup: logging=0
such sentence repeat many times ...
> Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area
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