On Friday 15 October 2010 05:15:03 Vincent Launchbury wrote:
> On 10/14/10 13:45, Mick wrote:
> > Have you tried unmasking and using cups-1.4.4-r2 ?
> Thanks! It didn't fix things, but it did lead me to the solution.
> Apparently cups 1.4 has much more verbose logging, which pointed me to
> an issue with the min12xxw driver. Cups 1.4 doesn't seem to detect USB
> printers though, but fixing the driver issue and downgrading back to 1.3
> got me printing again
> > I came up to some problems as described in a previous thread and some
> > nice people in this list suggested to use a later version, which fixed
> > some (but not all) of my problems.
> I guess each version has it's pros and cons. Thanks for the pointer.
You're welcome. Have a look at the 1.4.4-r2 USE flags. There's a usb flag
there which allows cups to access raw usb devices directly - you may not need
another driver for your printer.