help wanted configuring HPLIP

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Fri Dec 7 12:11:22 PST 2007

Predrag Punosevac writes:

>  > 	I've got it installed, see the post-install configuration
>  > message, and have questions about how it will interact with existing
>  > printers.
>  >
>  You might want to repeat your message as attachments are stripped by the 
>  FreeBSD mail server.

	Didn't send an attachment.
	Here's the scenario:
	Computer in question is runnong -CURRENT and already has CUPS
installed for the (parallel attached) LaserJet 6mp.
	I now have access to a PSC 7xx, which I would like to use 0<x<1
% for color printing and the rest for scanning.  As far as i can
tell sane by itself does not have the ability to do this, but it
concert with HPLIP it does.
	First question: is this correct?  Not just connect to the PSC,
but use both devices at once>  If not, then I just abort the whole
	After seeing the post-installation message for HPLIP, I wat to
understand what I'm doing before messing with devfs.  (Revuilding
the kernel is no biggie, though I don't think that'll be necessary.)
And, frankly, configuring CUPS is usually as pleasant as aggrssive

>  For generic informatin


	Thank you.

				Robert Huff

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