Mikhail TSaplin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > I have hp deskjet 3550 usb printer, and freebsd 5.1 > ulpt determine this: > ulpt0: hp deskjet 3500, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 2, iclass 7/1 > ulpt0: using bi-directional mode > But when i issue "lptest > /dev/ulpt0" or "lptest > /dev/unlpt0", > nothing happens. > > Must i send HP-oriented special text to device? > And is there anybody who have this printer working properly on freebsd?
"HP-oriented special text" won't even help; this printer isn't smart enough to understand text; it requires the computer driver to more or less drive the print heads directly. I think that gimp-print somehow managed to put together a "driver" for it, which means you should be able to get it running with CUPS. You can install gimp-print through the ports system, but there probably aren't many other people using this printer with FreeBSD to give you direct advice. This printer is extremely expensive to operate, and most of HP's work on it went into a Windows driver rather than into the actual hardware. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"