On Saturday 08 December 2007, caldari_halo wrote: > Anish Mistry wrote: > > On Friday 07 December 2007, Robert Huff wrote: > >> Predrag Punosevac writes: > >>> > I've got it installed, see the post-install configuration > >>> > message, and have questions about how it will interact with > >>> > existing printers. > >>> > >>> You might want to repeat your message as attachments are > >>> stripped by the FreeBSD mail server. > >> > >> Didn't send an attachment. > >> Here's the scenario: > >> Computer in question is runnong -CURRENT and already has CUPS > >> installed for the (parallel attached) LaserJet 6mp. > >> I now have access to a PSC 7xx, which I would like to use 0<x<1 > >> % for color printing and the rest for scanning. As far as i can > >> tell sane by itself does not have the ability to do this, but it > >> concert with HPLIP it does. > >> First question: is this correct? Not just connect to the PSC, > >> but use both devices at once> If not, then I just abort the > >> whole plan. > >> After seeing the post-installation message for HPLIP, I wat to > >> understand what I'm doing before messing with devfs. > >> (Revuilding the kernel is no biggie, though I don't think > >> that'll be necessary.) And, frankly, configuring CUPS is usually > >> as pleasant as aggrssive dysentery. > > > > You should be fine since your other printer is a parallel port > > printer. The HPLIP port doesn't configure parallel port printers > > so just use the normal CUPS configuration. There are some issues > > with the PSC printers and getting attached as umass devices. > > Search the archives for more info. Basically a real solution for > > the umass issue won't appear until the HPS USB stack grows > > "generic device access for already claimed usb devices" support > > sometime next year. > > I've read the last couple of replies, and they have been sort of > discouraging. I have a HP PSC 1610, which mounts itself as a umass > device, instead of ugen. Its connected via USB (instead of > parallel, in the other guys case). I recompiled the kernel (using > 6.2 here) without ulpt support, just like Daniel Steinbrook's howto > said. I > installed/configured cups and hpijs (donot need hplip) as well. Are > you saying that I'm at a dead end as far as getting my printer to > work under FBSD? Like a said to Robert, it should be pretty simple to tweak the umass driver to not attach as umass for your printer. All you should need is in umass_match_proto is an if() statement that checks for you printer ID and then returns UMATCH_NONE
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