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trying to print w/ HP - psc2110 (USB)
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cenzo79

Joined: 24 Apr 2006
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PostPosted: Mon 24 Apr 2006, 20:26    Post_subject:  trying to print w/ HP - psc2110 (USB)  

hello,
i am having trouble getting my hp psc2110 printer to work on puppy.
here are the steps i have taken so far;
- used the print wizard to determine that driver "pcl-900" is what works fo my printer, and configured the driver.
- used the "add printer" tool to install the printer; for interface used "local port", and for device used "/dev/usb/lp1" (then tried lp0), but with no luck.
now i figured that it is one of two things, either;
(1) puppy didn't load the proper module for my usb ports, similiar to what happened w/ the audio module.
in that instance puppy loaded "snd-intel8x0" for nvidia n-force onboard sound (turned out to be a module i had to download from forums - nvsound.o.gz)
OR
(2) i am not entering the proper device name, and neither dev/usb/lp0 or 1 is correct.
for reference, when i click on "usb view", it clearly says "PSC 2110 series", so puppy is recognizing something.
any help or guidance would be greatly appreciated.
thanks
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cenzo79

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PostPosted: Tue 25 Apr 2006, 20:12    Post_subject: solved!  

no need to respond.
went to bed, started from scratch the next day, and now it works.
tried to retrace my stepsand see where I went wrong the first time, but can't figure it out.
oh well, alls well that ends well Smile
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