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I got a Canon BJC-2100
Impossible to print with, it has 2 connectors (LPT1 & USB ) but I don't have any LPT1 cable so I wanted to use Usb connection ...
I don't know why it doesn't work ... Is there a way to configure/test the usb ?
Can somebody help me ???
Here is what happens ( with lpq ) :
Queue: 1 printable job
Server: pid 1471 active
Unspooler: pid 1472 active
Status: cannot open '/dev/usb/lp0' - 'No such device', attempt 1, sleeping 10 at 23:21:00.098
Rank Owner/ID Class Job Files Size Time
1 root@localhost+470 A 470 /usr/share/printconf 18255 23:21:00
Make sure your loading the usb modules, do "lsmod" as root and look for printer and usb-uhci or usb-ohci (which one depends on what chip set is on your mother board). Have a look at file:/usr/src/linux/Documentation/usb to determine which one you need.
I got USB UHCI but it was impossible for me to configure the usb scanner,
I don't have any Usb docs, can you help me further please ???
USB UHCI Root Hub
Serial Number: 10c0
Speed: 12Mb/s (full)
Number of Ports: 2
Bandwidth allocated: 0 / 900 (0%)
Total number of interrupt requests: 0
Total number of isochronous requests: 0
USB Version: 1.00
Device Class: 09(hub )
Device Subclass: 00
Device Protocol: 00
Maximum Default Endpoint Size: 8
Number of Configurations: 1
Config Number: 1
Number of Interfaces: 1
MaxPower Needed: 0mA
Interface Number: 0
Alternate Number: 0
Class: 09(hub )
Sub Class: 0
Number of Endpoints: 1
Endpoint Address: 81
Max Packet Size: 8
If you install the kernel source rpm you will get all the Docs in /usr/src. Make sure the src.rpm version matches your kernel version. For general linux usb info go to linux-usb.org. For the printer do "modprobe printer" as root and add "/sbin/modprobe printer" to one of the files in "/etc/rc.d" you'll have to look for the one that has the other kernel modules in it. In slackware its called "/etc/rc.d/rc.modules" but could have a different name in redhat. After the "printer" module is installed do "printconf" as root to add the printer with the redhat wizard. More info on printconf here.