[cups.general] Printer is disabled if printing while turned off

Johannes Meixner jsmeix at suse.de
Mon Sep 12 03:08:31 PDT 2005


On Sep 12 11:30 Till Kamppeter wrote (shortened):
> http://www.linuxprinting.org/foomatic-filters/beh
> dominik.stadler at gmx.at wrote:
> > I often start a print-job without checking if the printer is turned on.
> > E [31/Jul/2005:18:42:40 +0200] [Job 382] Unable to open USB device
> > "usb://EPSON/Stylus%20CX5400": No such device

If you have only one USB printer, it seems the generic DeviceURI
"usb:/dev/usb/lp0" works more robust, see

If you have more than one USB printer, don't use generic DeviceURIs
like "usb:/dev/usb/lp[0-9]*" because the number at the end
depens on the ordering when the printers are switched on,
see the "If several USB printers are connected..." section
in the partially outdated article

Kind Regards
Johannes Meixner
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Maxfeldstrasse 5      Mail: jsmeix at suse.de
90409 Nuernberg, Germany                    WWW: http://www.suse.de/

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