Subject: Re: USB printers?
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
Date: 11/11/1999 10:06:07
On Wed, Nov 10, 1999 at 11:54:43PM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> Jukka Marin <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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?