Printing via USB Port
wblock at wonkity.com
Sat Feb 27 02:10:32 UTC 2010
On Fri, 26 Feb 2010, Bill Tillman wrote:
> I found many drivers for the HL-12xx models. I have used this in my
> previous setup with my old parallel server. I actually tried what you
> suggested and it only worked when using the parallel cable, not the
> USB. For some reason the USB connection on this and any other FreeBSD
> server I connect to is DOA for printing. I run mouse and keyboard via
> USB. But these print jobs are lining up in the queue and just sit
> there no matter how many times I reconnect the printer, or reboot it
> or reboot the computer. And once again I'm seeing two instances of lpd
> running when I only launched it from the command line once, no entry
> in /etc/rc.conf.
> BigDell# ps -ax | grep lpd
> 1311 ?? Is 0:00.00 lpd
> 1329 ?? IE 0:00.00 lpd
One is the daemon, the other is the spawned job trying to send the print
jobs and exit.
Found one more thing: http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=10710
Try using the unlpt0 device.
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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