Cups on FreeBSd-12.1p7

Polytropon freebsd at
Wed Jul 29 03:31:34 UTC 2020

On Tue, 28 Jul 2020 16:47:49 -0700, Russell L. Carter wrote:
> In addition to what Tomasz mentioned, I had to delete/reinstall my
> printer.  But I was very happy to do so because now FreeBSD cups
> competently understands IPP Everywhere(TM) which means that the house
> printer (Brother HL L2340D) can now be managed natively by FreeBSD
> 12-stable rather than by Debian-testing sharing with the sad out of
> date FreeBSD cups.

In addition to re-installing all CUPS-related parts
(CUPS itself, its backends, printer filters, converters
and so on), deleting and re-installing the printer itself
often solves CUPS problem. It's not the first time that
this solution has saved me from endless CUPS log diagnostic
sessions... ;-)

Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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