hplip setup problems

Anish Mistry amistry at am-productions.biz
Thu Mar 27 07:45:09 PDT 2008

On Thursday 27 March 2008, Isaac Mushinsky wrote:
> Anish Mistry (the port maintainer) has answered below. It seems
> that this is a printer defect after all then. I'll try to patch the
> code to fill in the missing serial id with some fake string, and
> shall report if I get the thing to work.
> Is the hp backend the only entry point to libusb, or should I have
> to patch libusb? e.g. cups or sane apps, can they call libusb
> directly, or only through hpaio backend? I would rather have a
> patch to hplip distribution only, because libusb correctly throws
> an error code for the missing serial id. But if some apps query the
> device directly, the missing serial id may be a problem, they will
> all have to all be patched separately.
See what you can get to work, and then we can decide on what the 
proper fix entails.

> >  It looks like there is some problem with the C42XX printers that
> > is causing the serial numbers to no be reported.  I got a similar
> > report about a HP Photosmart C4200 series a couple weeks ago. 
> > Unfortunately I'm VERY busy right now.  It will be a couple of
> > week before I can dive into the issue.  If you do happen to find
> > a solution, please let me know so I can integrate it into the
> > port and notify others. Thanks,
> >  --
> > Anish Mistry
> > amistry at am-productions.biz
> > AM Productions http://am-productions.biz/

Anish Mistry
amistry at am-productions.biz
AM Productions http://am-productions.biz/
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