SOLVED! Re: printing to a HP Deskjet 812C printer
olivares14031 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 23:37:33 UTC 2011
>> I will be patient and try some things out then report back. I
>> appreciate the help and if I can't find a solution, I will take the
>> plunge :) and hopefully not fail.
> If you do decide to take this route, it's not that hard to recompile a kernel.
> # csup -h cvsup.FreeBSD.org -L2 /usr/share/examples/cvsup/standard-supfile
> Copy your kernconf, say COFFIN, to /usr/src/sys/i386/conf/ if you are
> on 32bit or to /usr/src/sys/amd64/conf/ if on amd64.
> The file could be just the following (just the GENERIC kernel,
> slightly modified):
> --- cut ---
> include GENERIC
> ident COFFIN
> # Remove legacy support
> nocpu I486_CPU
> nocpu I586_CPU
> # HPLIP can't work whithout this
> nodevice ulpt
> --- cut ---
> # cd /usr/src
> # make buildkernel KERNCONF=COFFIN
> # make installkernel KERNCONF=COFFIN
> # reboot
> That's it.
Thank you very much Ross & Warren. You guided me in the right
direction. To solve the printing issue I installed apsfilter and
chose the hpij drivers, the printer appeared and I selected it. I
then configured it and voila it worked :)
I found the following page
and it helped me. I is an old printer my mom got for me in a yard
sale three years ago and thankfully to you guys, with your
suggestions/advice I got it to work with FreeBSD amd64 8.2!
I might take the advice of compiling the kernel as I am heavily
looking to create a livecd/livedvd of FreeBSD. I liked freesbie,
installed it port, but don't know how to use it/create it. I like
Frenzy but can't find the SDK, I will create a new thread on this
later. Thanks again.
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