Subject: Re: usb printers?
To: Jared D. McNeill <email@example.com>
From: Alfred Perlstein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/24/2002 14:30:47
* Jared D. McNeill <email@example.com> [020224 13:12] wrote:
> > Anyone using a usb printer (ulpt) on recent NetBSD? Is it working ok?
> Yep, I have an Apollo 2150U (not sure on the exact model off-hand). It
> works relatively well with the alternate ulpt device (/dev/ulpn0? I'm not
> 100% on the device name, check i386's MAKEDEV on -current).
> Every once in a while lpd seizes and the print queue doesn't get printed
> until I reboot, but other than that it works fine.
thank you very much, it's somewhat important that I find a BSD
with a working USB printer driver so that I can port over the
HP Linux USB printer stuff.
I guess I should look myself but since you're around... how does
one choose the "alternate" printer driver instead of the "standard"
one? Is there some special option?
-Alfred Perlstein [firstname.lastname@example.org]
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