> Hi (again)
> 
> I recently bought a brother 5050 laser (postscript level 3). 
> Connected it via 
> usb, configured cups to use it. And it worked like a charm. 
> However, now I 
> discover that It doesnt work unless the printer is powered on (not in 
> standby) when the computer boots. If I power it on 
> afterwards, the printer is 
> detected:
> 
> zits root # dmesg | grep ulpt
> ulpt0: Brother HL-5050, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 3, iclass 7/1
> ulpt0: using bi-directional mode
> zits root #
> 
> And when I turn off the printer also:
> zits root # dmesg | grep ulpt
> <snip>
> ulpt0: at uhub0 port 2 (addr 3) disconnected
> ulpt0: detached
> zits root #
> 
> But when I try to print, the job shows up on the cups webpage 
> as processing. 
> And nothing happens!
> I get a process:
> zits root # ps aux | grep usb
> <snip>
> root   1033  0.0  0.2  2616 1168  ??  S     3:22PM   0:00.00 
> usb:/dev/ulpt0 24 
> Test Page 1 (usb)
> zits root #
> 
> But it never finishes. What could I do to make it work 
> proberly? If the printer enters standby after boot, then it 
> also doesn't print, with the 
> same symptoms.
> 

Have you tried restarting cups after the printer is detected?


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