Subject: Re: USB lpt and NOPRIME
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Lennart Augustsson <email@example.com>
Date: 02/08/2001 23:43:21
Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 08, 2001 at 01:59:09PM -0500, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> > In response to an inquiry about the USB printer code in CUPS, Michael
> > Sweet, the primary author of CUPS notes:
> > The FreeBSD USB printer driver resets the USB printer on open,
> > unless you use the "unlptN" device. This reset prevents some
> > printers from receiving the first bytes of the print job, which
> > then causes lots of spew... :(
> Hm, I notice this with my Lexmark E310... Why do we reset the printer
> on open, anyway?
Because lpt does. Maybe it's time to remove the reset?