The following reply was made to PR usb/186110; it has been noted by GNATS. From: Volker Nebel <vne...@web.de> To: Hans Petter Selasky <h...@bitfrost.no> Cc: freebsd-gnats-sub...@freebsd.org Subject: Re: usb/186110: connected over USB, only first document is printed Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:39:05 +0100 (CET)
On Sat, 25 Jan 2014, Hans Petter Selasky wrote: > 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 > > Dear Hans Petter, I did [CMD=" "]usbdump > number1[/CMD] when printing the first document, and same with new file for the 2nd, but it does not give me an clue. ERROR is always 0, and there were no packages gropped by the kernel. Best regards, Volker _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-usb To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-usb-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"