Help needed compiling printer source code

Malcolm Fitzgerald thats at
Tue Apr 25 07:30:25 UTC 2006

>>>>> I'm trying to install a Brother HL-1230 printer.

>> Did you also have a look at
>> driver=hl1250&fromprinter=Brother-HL-1230
>> ?
> I think you might be lucky: they have got a .ppd file there for you  
> (Brother-HL-1230-hl1250.ppd ). Download it, put it into
>   /usr/local/share/cups/model/
> restart cups by
> # /usr/local/etc/rc.d/cupsd restart
> and try setup on http://localhost:631

No luck! Downloaded and installed the PPD. Cups can see it. I've set up  
a printer.

location: lpt0
Printer State: idle, accepting jobs
device URI: parallel:/dev/lpt0

Printing the test page does not work, the job is aborted with error:  


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