Re: CUPS and Epson CX5400 Color Stylus Printer

From: David A. Cobb (
Date: 02/10/05

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    Christoph Wegscheider wrote:

    >David A. Cobb <> wrote:
    >>SO, suggestions as to what to try next are more than welcome.
    >>The CUPS error log is huge ( I set it to Debug2 ). But, it doesn't tell
    >>me a darn thing; I don't know what to look for.
    >Try to setup via the webadmin tool (localhost:631).
    >I have a CX3200 here is my /etc/cups/printers.conf:
    ><DefaultPrinter CX3200>
    >DeviceURI usb:/dev/usb/lp0
    >State Idle
    >Accepting Yes
    >JobSheets none none
    >QuotaPeriod 0
    >PageLimit 0
    >KLimit 0
    # Printer configuration file for CUPS v1.1.23
    # Written by cupsd on Wed Feb 9 19:01:40 2005
    <DefaultPrinter scx5300_5400s>
    Info EpsonColorStylus
    Location Beside the computer
    DeviceURI ekplp:/var/ekpd/ekplp0 <==================== different here
    State Idle
    Accepting Yes
    JobSheets none none
    QuotaPeriod 0
    PageLimit 0
    KLimit 0

    >It worked flawless for me once I figured out to load the usblp module,
    >what you already did.
    > Christoph
    Are you sure about that name?? 'Cause what I get here is:

    [11:36:32] bash3 $ sudo modprobe usblp
    modprobe: Can't locate module usblp
    [11:36:42] bash3 $

    That mignt be significant!


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