Subject: Re: USB printers?
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/11/1999 10:06:07
On Wed, Nov 10, 1999 at 11:54:43PM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
>  Jukka Marin <> wrote:
>  > Does NetBSD support USB printers like HP DeskJet 970C?  If so, is the
>  > support in NetBSD-release already?

> There is the "ulpt" driver... I'd guess this is a "yes" (hopefully,
> it's not a WinPrinter...)

No, it supports PCL 3+ and is reported to work with GhostScript..  That's
why I'm interested in it.  I have no use for printers that required win
or win printer drivers to work..

I assume using USB for a printer is faster and less CPU intensive than
using the PC parallel port?