jerry at seibercom.net
Fri Mar 2 12:58:15 UTC 2012
On Fri, 2 Mar 2012 13:15:54 +0100
siefke_listen at web.de articulated:
> On Fri, 2 Mar 2012 06:52:20 -0500 Jerry wrote:
> > I have an MFC-9560CDW that works (somewhat) but it needs CUPS
> > installed. Even then it doesn't work with a program that does
> > not offer an "LPR" print option.
> I installed cups. The printer is created but also, and the Linux
> drivers are also found. But he refuses to print. I would say this is
> due to the shell script.
Turn up error logging in CUPS, restart it and see what the log file
says. Does it even print a test page? Does the printer even eject a
> > Brother does supply print drivers for Linux; however (and I have
> > checked), they have no intention of writing ones for other operating
> > systems. I have spend some time trying to port those drivers to BSD;
> > however, I just don't have the necessary time required to complete
> > the project. This is where a "paid" entity or organization to
> > accomplish such a task would be of immeasurable use.
> Yes it's true. I asked if Brother can not create a PPD file, without
> the junction with the shell scripts. Until now has not answered
The do for several models. I am not sure if yours is included.
Disclaimer: off-list followups get on-list replies or get ignored.
Please do not ignore the Reply-To header.
More information about the freebsd-questions