Subject: Re: Problem with CUPS
To: =?iso-8859-1?Q?C=E9sar_Catri=E1n_Carre=F1o?= <>
From: Greg Troxel <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 04/06/2007 14:10:31
C=E9sar Catri=E1n Carre=F1o <> writes:

> On Mon, 02 Apr 2007 08:15:21 -0400
> Greg Troxel <> wrote:
>> I've added a patch to disable the use of the back channel.  If you've
>> tried cups 1.2.x and failed to print on a USB printer, please update and
>> try again, and let me know if this helps.  I don't want to report this
>> upstream until we have more confidence that we understand what's going
>> on.
> I've tried the patch and now I can print with CUPS 1.2.10 .
> Note that there are some lost features; the status of the printer is
> not pulled out to the web interface as before (ie. printer shown as
> ready to work, when it is turned off), and I don't know if "Plug and
> print" works neither because my printer wasn't detected since the
> beginning.

That's odd - as far as I can tell reading from usb printers has never
worked on NetBSD, so I don't know how it used to do that.

The patch has also been applied to CUPS subversion and thus should be in
future releases.