Re: [*EXT*] Re USB printer?

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Re: [*EXT*] Re USB printer?

Edgar Pettijohn III-2

On Feb 17, 2020 11:47 AM, Claus Assmann <[hidden email]> wrote:

>
> I got a
> HP DeskJet 2630
> printer and connected it via usb
> I tried to use it "directly", i.e., /etc/printcap:
> usb:lp=/dev/ulpt0:sd=/var/spool/output/usb:sf:sh:tr=^D:
> as mentioned in the original mail
>
> but this results in an "output error" after I started lpd
> and used
> lpr doc.ps
>
> ulpt0 at uhub0 port 4 configuration 1 interface 1 "HP DeskJet 2600 series" rev 2.00/1.00 addr 2
> ulpt0: using bi-directional mode
> ugen0 at uhub0 port 4 configuration 1 "HP DeskJet 2600 series" rev 2.00/1.00 addr 2
> ulpt0: output error
>
> I didn't try to set up cups or similar stuff as that seems
> to be overkill for my simple use case and probably results
> in the same USB error?
> If someone has this kind of printer connected via USB: I am
> interested in the config.
>
> Thanks.
>
> PS: full dmesg attached in case it provides some info about the USB
> problem - hopefully it isn't stripped by the mailing list software;
> here's at least some USB info:
>
> uhci0 at pci0 dev 26 function 0 "Intel 82801H USB" rev 0x02: apic 2 int 16
> uhci1 at pci0 dev 26 function 1 "Intel 82801H USB" rev 0x02: apic 2 int 21
> ehci0 at pci0 dev 26 function 7 "Intel 82801H USB" rev 0x02: apic 2 int 18
> usb0 at ehci0: USB revision 2.0
> uhub0 at usb0 configuration 1 interface 0 "Intel EHCI root hub" rev 2.00/1.00 addr 1
>
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I've used a couple of hp printers in the past and I always had to use hpcups. It is possible that I gave up too early.

Edgar