Subject: Re: usb printers?
To: Alfred Perlstein <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/25/2002 01:38:20
Alfred Perlstein wrote:

> Well I just booted a 1.5AZ kernel and it didn't seem to like it
> all that much.  I'll tell you more after I get it installed.

What printer?

> Any chance I can convince you to look at what we did wrong in FreeBSD
> wrt to USB?  Printing seems really broken, in fact 'cat /dev/ulpt0'
> under -stable causes a hang when and a crash under -current when
> cat ternimates and the device node is closed.

'cat /dev/ulpt0'?  On NetBSD you can't open /dev/ulpt0 for reading.  It's not
made for that.


        -- Lennart