USB Printer Install help needed

Tim Waugh twaugh at
Wed Jun 23 11:21:22 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-06-22 at 13:51 -0500, Smith, Herb wrote:
> That command (executed as root) produced absolutely no response.  

Let's try to find out what the usb backend is actually up to.

Could you please run this command as root and attach the output?:

strace /usr/lib/cups/backend/usb 2>&1 | tail -n +200

It might be that you have something (perhaps the 'hp' backend?) using
libusb with the printer, preventing the usblp kernel module from getting


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