Subject: Re: printer, softdeps, apm
To: Tim Lupfer <>
From: Mark Milligan <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/13/2001 13:19:07
I have the same problem with my printer, a BJC-2100 on USB.   I think the=
re may
be a problem with the USB drivers. Is anyone out there using a USB printe=

On Sun, 12 Aug 2001, Tim Lupfer wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've run into a couple silly problems on my laptop (running 1.5.1) that=
 I was
> wondering if anyone might lend some insight to resolving...
> 1.) The first probably is regarding softdeps, whenever they are enabled=
> cannot shut down cleanly, it just hangs indefinetely. Operation is smoo=
> while the machine is booted and while it is running, it is only at shut=
> that there is a problem (I have fixed this by disabling them for the ti=
> being). Strangely enough if unmounted by hand the filesystems unmount c=
> weird!
> 2.) My second problem is regarding apm, and going into and coming out o=
> suspend. Everything suspends seemingly fine, but will not wake up again=
> Standy mode functions properly (it's a toshiba 460cdt if that's relevan=
> 3.) My final gripe of the day is that my printer will not function... I=
> tried it in both parallel and usb modes with lpr/lpd and simply using c=
> the printer simply sits there staring blankly at me with a mocking smil=
> $ dmesg|grep ulpt
> ulpt0 at uhub0 port 1 configuration 1 interface 0
> ulpt0: Canon BJC-2100, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 2, iclass 7/1
> # echo "test" > /dev/ulpt0
> #
> (agitated look)
> Any suggestions or insight on any of these issues would be greatly
> appreciated, thanks.
> --=20
> tim lupfer
> gnupg 0x4905183C (
Mark Milligan