[gutenprint - Help] RE: FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE+CUPS+gutenprint+Epson

Steven Friedrich freebsd at insightbb.com
Wed Apr 16 23:57:00 UTC 2008

On Tuesday 15 April 2008 07:33:03 pm SourceForge.net wrote:
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> By: lexort
> Your results are consistent with the problem reading from ulpt(4).  I
> expect that if you turn off your spooling systems and print to a file
> (perhaps with the gutenprint gimp plugin), and use cat, that you will get
> reasonable output. If so, I think as a next step there are two reasonable
> choices.  One is to merge my driver changes from NetBSD.  The other is to
> modify the cups source for the usb backend to make it never try to read
> form the printer.
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I appreciate your effort, but I must say that modern printers MUST be read 
from to get status info, ink levels, etc.

Disabling all reads would be a bad thing.

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