[PC-BSD Testing] Printer won't work
kris at pcbsd.org
Thu May 6 01:33:37 PDT 2010
On 05/06/2010 10:19, Jeff wrote:
> I had a Canon i550 working fine in PCBSD 7.1 but it fails to work in 8.0.
> Used the CUPS facility to find this USB printer but it didn't find
> it. Manually installed it using the BJC-8200 Gutenprint driver I've
> used before.
> Then trying to print via OO resulted in CUPS reporting a permission
> error: "Unable to open device file: /dev/ulpt0 Permission denied":
> Permissions are: crw-r--r--. What does the 'c' mean? User is 'root',
> group is 'operator'.
> Tried using the PCBSD printer facility and got nowhere. Can't print
> test page either.
> Any idea how to troubleshoot this?
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The "c" means character device. You can try running "chmod 666"
/dev/utlp0, and check the perms again, should be writable now.
If that works, we'll need to check /etc/devfs.rules, utlp0 is already
supposed to be setperm "666", but it may be failing :(
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