[PC-BSD Testing] Printer won't work

Brodey Dover doverosx at gmail.com
Thu May 6 15:34:55 PDT 2010


Although "other" shouldn't need r and w from what I remember, 666 is the
recommended user-level access for device in FreeBSD. Want to see if adding
that w in other helps things along?

On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 10:57 AM, Jeff <dejamuse at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I forgot to mention I had changed the perms to crw-rw-r-- but it just does
> nothing and CUPS reports the job is pending.  The file /dev/ulpt0 BTW, is
> empty.
>
> Printer works fine on Windoze.
>
> CUPS error log didn't show anything egregious.
>
> CUPS reports printer status: Paused - "Finished page 2..."
>
>
> --- On *Thu, 5/6/10, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org>* wrote:
>
>
> From: Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org>
> Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] Printer won't work
> To: testing at lists.pcbsd.org
> Date: Thursday, May 6, 2010, 4:33 AM
>
>
> 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?
>
> ...Jeff
>
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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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