ULPT(4) MidnightBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual ULPT(4)

NAME

ulpt — USB printer support

SYNOPSIS

device ulpt

DESCRIPTION

The ulpt driver provides support for USB printers that follow the printer bi- or uni-directional protocol. The bits in the minor number select various features of the driver.

Minor Bit

Function

64

Do not initialize (reset) the device on the port.

Some printers cannot handle the reset on open; in case of problems try the unlpt device.

HARDWARE

The ulpt driver provides support for USB printers and parallel printer conversion cables, including the following:

ATen parallel printer adapter

Belkin F5U002 parallel printer adapter

Canon BJ F850, S600

Canon LBP-1310, 350

Entrega USB-to-parallel printer adapter

Hewlett-Packard HP Deskjet 3420 (P/N: C8947A #ABJ)

Oki Data MICROLINE ML660PS

Seiko Epson PM-900C, 880C, 820C, 730C

FILES
/dev/ulpt?

device with reset

/dev/unlpt?

device without reset

SEE ALSO

lpt(4), usb(4)

HISTORY

The ulpt driver appeared in NetBSD 1.4. This manual page was adopted from NetBSD by Tom Rhodes 〈trhodes@FreeBSD.org〉 in April 2002.

MidnightBSD 0.3 September 26, 2004 MidnightBSD 0.3