[sane-devel] Printer/Scanner HP3300 locks-up when done
Rob Tanner <email@example.com>
Fri, 03 Jan 2003 12:11:33 -0800
That made all the difference. Instead of /dev/usb/lp0, I'm setup to
print to /var/run/ptal-printd/mlc_usb_scanner, and it printing and
scanning both work great.
--On Friday, January 03, 2003 09:08:06 AM -0800 David Paschal
> Rob Tanner wrote:
>> Scanning works fine, but afterwards the printer won't print, in
>> fact, it won't even recognize print commands. I end up having to
>> power-cycle it every time I'm finished with a scanning session.
>> I presume that the software is putting the device into scan mode and
>> then failing to reset it. Is this a known issue? Is there a known
>> work-around? Does anyone know the sequence I need to write directly
>> to the printer to reset it?
> Hi, Rob. Make sure you set up printing according to the instructions
> in the hpoj documentation. In particular, you can't just print to
> something like /dev/lp0 or /dev/usb/lp0, because the low-level I/O
> driver which allows you to scan (ptal-mlcd) has to have exclusive
> direct access to the device. Instead, you print to something under
> /var/run/ptal-printd (for lpd) or using the "ptal" backend (for CUPS).
> I hope this helps. If you have any further questions or problems
> about the hpoj software that aren't covered in the documentation, the
> hpoj-devel mailing list (http://hpoj.sf.net/join.shtml) is the best
> place to discuss them.
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