[blfs-book] r12672 - in trunk/BOOK: introduction/welcome pst/printing

ken at higgs.linuxfromscratch.org ken at higgs.linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Feb 5 05:18:58 PST 2014


Author: ken
Date: Wed Feb  5 05:18:58 2014
New Revision: 12672

Log:
Update usblp note in cups, add similar kernel config to gutenprint.

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/pst/printing/cups.xml
   trunk/BOOK/pst/printing/gutenprint.xml

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
==============================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	Wed Feb  5 04:42:32 2014	(r12671)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	Wed Feb  5 05:18:58 2014	(r12672)
@@ -47,6 +47,10 @@
       <para>February 5th, 2014</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[ken] - Update the cups note about the usblp driver, and add
+          kernel configuration for escputil (with usb) to gutenprint.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[igor] - Update to dhcp-4.3.0. Fixes
           <ulink url="&blfs-ticket-root;4652">#4652</ulink>.</para>
         </listitem>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/pst/printing/cups.xml
==============================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/pst/printing/cups.xml	Wed Feb  5 04:42:32 2014	(r12671)
+++ trunk/BOOK/pst/printing/cups.xml	Wed Feb  5 05:18:58 2014	(r12672)
@@ -127,17 +127,18 @@
 
     <note>
       <para>
-        There is a conflict between the <application>Cups</application>
+        There used to be a conflict between the <application>Cups</application>
         <application>libusb</application> backend and the usblp kernel
-        driver. If you want to use <application>Cups</application> with
-        <application>libusb</application>, <emphasis>do not</emphasis>
-        enable USB Printer support in your kernel.
+        driver.  This is no longer the case and cups will work with both of these
+        enabled.
       </para>
     </note>
 
     <para>
-      If you want to use the kernel usblp driver, enable the following
-      options in your kernel configuration and recompile the kernel:
+      If you want to use the kernel usblp driver (for example, if you wish to
+      use <application>escputil</application> from <xref linkend="gutenprint"/>)
+      enable the following options in your kernel configuration and recompile the
+      kernel:
     </para>
 
 <screen>Device Drivers  --->

Modified: trunk/BOOK/pst/printing/gutenprint.xml
==============================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/pst/printing/gutenprint.xml	Wed Feb  5 04:42:32 2014	(r12671)
+++ trunk/BOOK/pst/printing/gutenprint.xml	Wed Feb  5 05:18:58 2014	(r12672)
@@ -87,6 +87,29 @@
 
   </sect2>
 
+  <sect2 role="kernel" id="gutenprint-escputil">
+    <title>Kernel Configuration</title>
+
+    <para>
+      If you intend to use <application>escputil</application> with a USB-connected
+      Epson Stylus printer for commands such as <command>--ink-level</command>
+      which need to access the raw device, you must enable the kernel's usblp
+      driver. Enable the following options in your kernel configuration and
+      recompile the kernel:
+    </para>
+
+<screen>Device Drivers  --->
+  USB support  --->
+    OHCI HCD (USB 1.1) support: Y or M
+    UHCI HCD (most Intel and VIA) support: Y or M
+    USB Printer support: Y or M</screen>
+
+    <indexterm zone="gutenprint escputil">
+      <primary sortas="d-escputil">escputil for usb printers</primary>
+    </indexterm>
+
+  </sect2>
+
   <sect2 role="installation">
     <title>Installation of Gutenprint</title>
 



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