help wanted configuring HPLIP

Anish Mistry amistry at
Fri Dec 7 13:26:12 PST 2007

On Friday 07 December 2007, Robert Huff wrote:
> Anish Mistry writes:
> >  You should be fine since your other printer is a parallel port
> >  printer.  The HPLIP port doesn't configure parallel port
> > printers so just use the normal CUPS configuration.  There are
> > some issues with the PSC printers and getting attached as umass
> > devices. Search the archives for more info.
> 	Found.
> 	This may be a show-stopper - that system has umass devices
> which are higher priority than this.  And I don't want to have an
> entire "requires operator intervention" or even "non-standard
> script" to deal with (and remember) at boot.
> 	So if the PSC attaches as umass, I'm hosed, but if it attaches
> as ugen I win.
You can probably hack the umass driver to prevent it from attaching to 
the printer.

Anish Mistry
amistry at
AM Productions
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