usb printer Brother HL-2030 and DragonFly
antencek at gmail.com
Sat Dec 10 01:34:36 PST 2005
There are a lot of experts and maybe one of you had crossed the same
problem as I am having now.
I had HP845C USB connected to DragonFly 1.2.6 which worked fine together
Now I upgraded to Brother HL-2030 and I got stuck with configuration.
My printer is recognised by kernel:
ulpt0: Brother HL-2030 series, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 2, iclass 7/1
ulpt0: using bi-directional mode
. ..but I can not get it to spit out any page.
# cat /etc/fstab > /dev/ulpt0
does exactly nothing, not even a blink of the Ready light on the printer.
I have configured CUPS with instructions from linuxprinting.org for
Even tried with instructions for the whole procedure for LPR & CUPS from
and then CUPS wrapper etc. etc...nothing.
It creates device /dev/usblp0 -> /dev/usb/lp0.
The cat /etc/fstab > /dev/usblp0 wakes up the printer, but nothing else
happens. Using printer in linux X.org with CUPS works like a charm.
I am aware that noone nowhere speaks about this printer being supported
by BSD (except MAX OS X), but I was thinking if it works with cups and
is recognised by kernel...it should work?
Is there someone who can help me or even point me to the more
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