Is it possible to print to Canon Pixma MG2470 (USB) ?

Karl Young karly at
Wed Feb 24 22:46:56 UTC 2016

Manish Jain(bourne.identity at 00:46:02 +0530:
> Hi All,
> I am running into familiar problems with printing on FreeBSD 10.2
> (amd64). I installed all possible packages I thought might be
> necessary for Canon BJC PIXMA MG2470, including cups,
> gimp-gutenprint and some more. I then followed the handbook to
> insert the lines for cups in devfs.conf (usb dev = 2.6.0) and
> rc.conf, and then restarted devfsd and cupsd.
> Upon opening the cups admin page, there was no Canon make available
> - although there were makes for HP and a few others. I chose
> 'generic-IPP-print-anywhere' and tried printing a text file. The
> printer blinked a few times but produced nothing in output.
> This is what I got from the log in the CUPS admin page :
> [cups-deviced] PID 2083 (dnssd) stopped with status 1!

Might this help?

If not, google has other lots of other hits for this error.


> [Client 234] Returning IPP client-error-not-possible for
> Create-Printer-Subscriptions (/) from localhost
> I have no idea what the above lines mean.
> Maybe a ppd file is needed for my printer, but googling fails to get
> any suitable ppd file. Interestingly, gimp-gutenprint states that
> the printer is supported. So what could I be missing ?
> Thanks for any help.
> -- 
> Regards,
> Manish Jain
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