On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 10:08:37AM -0500, David Reedy Jr wrote: > > IICR, the print device should belong to the cups group. At least, > > that's my working setup. > > > > I have the following in /etc/devfs.conf: > > > > # Give cups printer access > > own lpt0 root:cups > > perm lpt0 0660 > > Thanks for the info. This didn't actually fix the problem, but I know it > was needed since I read somewhere that everything that cupsd spawns > runs as cups. > > What I ended up doing was resetting my cupsd.conf to default and redid > my settings. I must have had a typo in there somewhere before because > as soon as I restarted cupsd after making the changes, the parallel and > usb ports suddenly became available as devices for the printer.
It happens. :-) > I had previously selected lpd and then manually specified the uri as > parallel:/dev/lpt0. > > The laser on the parallel port is now working fine. Good. > I also went ahead > and setup my deskjet on usb:/dev/ulpt0. Print test pages get marked as > completed but nothing actually comes out of the printer. Still trying > to figure that one out. Have a look at the cups logfiles in /var/log/cups. They should give you some pointers. You'll probably need to set the device permissions for ulpt in devfs.rules, not devfs.conf! Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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