Re: HP 2210 USB printer problems in Sid
On Sun, 03 Oct 2004, Curt Howland wrote:
> On Sunday 03 October 2004 14:11, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh was heard
> to say:
> > Is usblp loading and finding the printer ? It needs to.
> usblp is loaded, but this is all I can find:
See the kernel logs. You need to find something like this:
Oct 3 15:28:52 khazad-dum kernel: printer.c: usblp0: USB Bidirectional
printer dev 13 if 0 alt 0 proto 2 vid 0x03F0 pid 0x6004
When the printer is connected/turned on. My HP DeskJet 5550 likes to
disconnect and reconnect itself every time I push the on/off button
(be it "on" or "off").
> # lsmod
> usblp 13088 0
That's normal, unless something is actively using the device.
> > Is /dev correctly configured for usblp?
> I find no usblp entry in /dev at all.
> /dev# ls -al *lp*
> crwxrwxrwx 1 root lp 6, 0 Jun 13 2001 lp0
> crwxrwxrwx 1 root lp 6, 1 Jun 13 2001 lp1
> crwxrwxrwx 1 root lp 6, 2 Jun 13 2001 lp2
See that you have lp entries under /dev/usb, or look for where the USB
devices end up if you are using udev (I am still using kernel 2.4, so no
udev). Make sure you have
usbfs on /proc/bus/usb type usbfs (rw)
mounted, as well.
Your printer must be listed in /proc/bus/usb/devices when it is connected
to the USB bus.
/sbin/MAKEDEV usb will create the usb stuff in /dev.
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