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 21:20:09 +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 > > Hi, for some reasons, printing with lpd on /dev/unlpt0 does work. The PR may be closed, thank you for your attention. Best regards, Volker _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-usb To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-usb-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"