The following reply was made to PR usb/186110; it has been noted by GNATS. From: Hans Petter Selasky <h...@bitfrost.no> To: Volker Nebel <vne...@web.de>, freebsd-gnats-sub...@freebsd.org Cc: Subject: Re: usb/186110: connected over USB, only first document is printed Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2014 23:46:38 +0100
On 01/25/14 22:35, Volker Nebel wrote: > >> Number: 186110 >> Category: usb >> Synopsis: connected over USB, only first document is printed >> Confidential: no >> Severity: non-critical >> Priority: low >> Responsible: freebsd-usb >> State: open >> Quarter: >> Keywords: >> Date-Required: >> Class: sw-bug >> Submitter-Id: current-users >> Arrival-Date: Sat Jan 25 21:40:00 UTC 2014 >> Closed-Date: >> Last-Modified: >> Originator: Volker Nebel >> Release: 10.0 on a Macmini, 8.0 on an Acer laptop >> Organization: >> Environment: > FreeBSD macmini.ror.de 10.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 10.0-Release #1: Fri Jan 24 > 20:32:29 > CET 2014 r...@macmini.ror.de:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MACMINI amd64 > and for the ACER lapopt: > FreeBSD nebel.ror.de 8.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE #3: Sat Jan 30 10:46:59 > CET > 2010 r...@nebel.ror.de:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/WENSDAY i386 > > >> Description: > Hi! > > Perhaps I only fail because the handbook (which is excellent in many ways) > provi > des only little info on how to connect a printer to an USB port. In case > there i > s something special I overlooked, please let me know how I should do it and > send > this PR to Class www. > My printer is an HP LaserJet 6MP without an USB interface (too old). It > serve > s me fine when connected to a computer's parallel port. When I connect this > prin > ter to a computer's USB port (with an adapter cable), only the first > document (w > hat size ever) is printed. For further documents, printer starts blinking, > stops > blinking and does nothing. > For modern computers no longer have a parallel port, I can only connect > via U > SB. > Obviously, the problem has nothing to with the spooling system, for it > happen > s as well with [CMD=" "]cat test.ps > /dev/ulpt0[/CMD] issued twice: The > first d > ocument is printed, any further not. (The printer understands Postscript.) > Same > situation with /dev/unlpt0. > I observe(d) the problem > - on my Acer Laptop with FreeBSD 8.0 (after [CMD=" "]kldload ulpt[/CMD]) > - on my Apple Macmini with FreeBSD 10.0 (where ulpt is compiled into the > kernel) > - on a laptop I had in the meantime of which I remember nothing except > having Fr > eebSD installed > - on my Apple Macmini running under XUbuntu 10.4.3 > I do/did not observe the problem > + on my Apple Macmini running under MacOS X MountainLeopard (which I have > completely replaced by FreeBSD) > + on my Acer Laptop using parallel port. > Surprisingly the problem cannot be solved by turning the printer off and > on a > gain. It can be solved by rebooting the computer (leaving the printer on). > When I issue [CMD=" "]lpr test.ps[/CMD] a 2nd time and [CMD=" > "]lpq[/CMD], I > get: > "waiting for lp to become ready (offline?)" > When connected to the parallel interface interface, the printer worked > fine > only in "polled mode". Unfortunately, I don't know how to tune > /boot/device.hint > s for ulpt. And [CMD=" "]lptcontrol -p -d /dev/ulpt0[/CMD] returns: > "lptcontrol: > ioctl: Operation not supported by device". > > Best regards, > Volker Hi, You can trace the USB traffic using usbdump. man usbdump Maybe that will give you the clues you need to find the problem. Thank you! --HPS _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-usb To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-usb-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"