[clug] USB printer on CUPS

Drew Parsons Drew.Parsons at anu.edu.au
Thu Jan 6 09:01:47 GMT 2005

On Thu, 2005-01-06 at 19:01 +1100, Brett Worth wrote:
> I recently bought a cheap Brother Laser for home and am having a problem
> with cups putting it into the disabled state.   I assume the USB backend is
> aborting and the only message I can see in the error_log is "Media tray
> empty"  This could be a message generated when I open and close the paper
> tray to recycle some paper when the printer is idle.  All I really want to
> do is stop the queue going disabled.
> I've searched the CUPS docs and cant find any way to do this.  

Did you configure it with the right ppd file (from linuxprinting.org,
say), placed into /usr/share/cups/model ?  Once it's there, the graphic
(web) config utility will let you select it.


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