Printer/usb problems

d7o9idh8jlaj at d7o9idh8jlaj at
Tue Jul 9 13:31:44 UTC 2019

On 7/9/19 3:18 PM, Kevin P. Neal [Masked] wrote:
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> On Tue, Jul 09, 2019 at 02:47:32PM +0200, d7o9idh8jlaj at wrote:
>> On 7/9/19 12:51 PM, Polytropon [Masked] wrote:
>>> On Tue, 9 Jul 2019 03:56:45 +0200, d7o9idh8jlaj at wrote:
>>>> Hello list!
>>>> 10.4-RELEASE FreeBSD 10.4-RELEASE #0 r324094: Fri Sep 29 01:45:44 UTC
>>>> 2017     root at  amd64
>>>> Trying to get my printer working again, but it won't.
>>>> Error is: lpd[596]: /dev/unlpt0: No such file or directory.
>>>> Same error with /dev/ulpt0
>>>> So I'm a bit stuck.
>>> So back to the basics.
>>> When you attach the printer, what message is added to the "dmesg"
>>> output? Is the printer recognized at all (ugen)? This should be
>>> the first step in finding out why no u(n)lpt device is created.
>> No messages. Mouse and keyboard is recognized they are also USB.
> That sounds like dead hardware, a broken cable, or something of that ilk.
> Broken USB port? Normally when an unknown USB device is plugged in there's
> a mention of the unknown device in the dmesg.

Well, well, well. It's much better to take the right usb cable.

Sorry for the noice.

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