[K12OSN] hplip + TC + Photosmart 7760

Barry R Cisna brcisna at eazylivin.net
Sat Mar 14 23:30:50 UTC 2009

Hello List,

Has anyone by chance been able to get an HP Photosmart 7760 printer
setup with hplip on a TC via the usb connection?
I can make this printer work fine with the JetDirect setup,but when
using the ' hp-makeuri<tcipaddress> ' to add the printer to the hplip
list I get "device not found".
I also tried adding it manually via the cups web gui and it shows up
'green' but still hp-toolbox says" device unplugged or powered down.
When this TC boots you do see the printer listed/connected along with
usb-mass-storage-device (photocard reader).
I listed this at the hplip forum but this is pretty much a one off setup
for most folks there (being TC connected).

My entry for this printer in cups:
I figure if the native 'hp-makeuri' command does not see the printer
attached,the above entry is probably mute.:(

Entry for the printer in lts.conf for the TC;
      PRINTER_0_DEVICE  =  /dev/usb/lp0
      PRINTER_0_TYPE    =  U

I also tried this entry
      PRINTER_0_DEVICE  =  /dev/usb/lp0
      PRINTER_0_TYPE    =  U
      PRINTER_1_DEVICE  =  /dev/bus/usb/lp1 # read hplip uses this path?
      PRINTER_1_TYPE    =   U

Cups logs shows nothing to point to what is failing cause the printer is
never 'connected'.

This entry in cups DOES work

Wanting to use hplip for this teacher to access his photocard reader on
this printer via hp-toolbox, hp-unload.

K12LTSP5  / Centos 5
Default installed hplip and updated to latest hplip 3.9.2 package with
same results.

Barry Cisna

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