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Re: escputil won't clean printer heads

On Sat, 02 Oct 2010 09:04:22 -0400, Paul Cartwright wrote:

> On Sat October 2 2010, Camaleón wrote:
>> escputil --raw-device=/dev/usb/lp0 --ink-level ***
> # escputil --raw-device=/dev/usb/lp0 --ink-level Escputil version 5.0.2,
> Copyright (C) 2000-2006 Robert Krawitz Escputil comes with ABSOLUTELY NO
> WARRANTY; for details type 'escputil -l' This is free software, and you
> are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions; type 'escputil
> -l' for details.
> Unknown IEEE 1284.4 error number 68
> Cannot open /dev/usb/lp0 read/write: Device or resource busy 


>From "man escputil":


USB-connected printers sometimes fail to identify or return ink levels. 
You may have to repeat the command. This is probably a timing issue in 
escputil, not a flaw in the printer. 



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