[cups] Need Help On PPD File Driver

Jerry jerry at seibercom.net
Sun Nov 9 05:43:28 PST 2014

On Sun, 09 Nov 2014 13:59:15 +0100, Helge Blischke stated:

> > Am 09.11.2014 um 01:18 schrieb Benjamin Le <ble at pcc.edu>:
> > 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > We are running CUPS version 1.1.21 on the Solaris10. The Finance Services
> > just purchased two new printers model HP LaserJet 600 M602. I am trying to
> > find a correct PPD file for this printer to add this printer into the CUPS
> > but cannot find anywhere. The CD comes with new printer does not include
> > the PPD file. Please help.
> > 
> > Here is the syntax we are using to add printer to CUPS on Solaris10:
> > 
> > lpadmin -p <printername> -v socket://10.90.xx.xx –m <ppd file> –E
> > 
> > Thank you in advance!
> > 
> > Ben
> The only thing I found when looking in the internet for a PPD for this
> printer, was (besides a shell archive containing system-v interface scripts
> and utilities) disk images for various Mac OS X versions. I installed the
> one for 10.5 and looked into the PPD. 
> I could not test it, because it contains tow *cupsFilter statements, but
> both filters mentioned crash with a bus error.
> I could send you this PPD *without any warranty* with the cupsFilter
> statements commented out, but be aware that the PPD specifies a lot of HP
> specific stuff I do not know if it will work without those strange filters.
> Let me know if you are willing to try this thing.
> Helge

You might try this ULR: http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/index.html

BTW, there are three printers in that series: M602dn, M602n and M602x. You
should probably find out which one you have.


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