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 32.Dd November 22, 2006
 33.Dt ULPT 4
 34.Os
 35.Sh NAME
 36.Nm ulpt
 37.Nd USB printer support
 38.Sh SYNOPSIS
 39To compile this driver into the kernel,
 40place the following line in your
 41kernel configuration file:
 42.Bd -ragged -offset indent
 43.Cd "device ulpt"
 44.Ed
 45.Pp
 46Alternatively, to load the driver as a
 47module at boot time, place the following line in
 48.Xr loader.conf 5 :
 49.Bd -literal -offset indent
 50ulpt_load="YES"
 51.Ed
 52.Sh DESCRIPTION
 53The
 54.Nm
 55driver provides support for USB printers that follow the printer
 56bi- or uni-directional protocol.
 57The bits in the minor number select various features of the driver.
 58.Bl -column "Minor Bit" "Functionxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" -offset indent
 59.It Em "Minor Bit" Ta Em "Function"
 60.It "64" Ta "Do not initialize (reset) the device on the port."
 61.El
 62.Pp
 63Some printers cannot handle the reset on open; in case of problems try the
 64.Pa unlpt
 65device.
 66.Sh HARDWARE
 67The
 68.Nm
 69driver provides support for USB printers and parallel printer
 70conversion cables, including the following:
 71.Pp
 72.Bl -bullet -compact
 73.It
 74ATen parallel printer adapter
 75.It
 76Belkin F5U002 parallel printer adapter
 77.It
 78Canon BJ F850, S600
 79.It
 80Canon LBP-1310, 350
 81.It
 82Entrega USB-to-parallel printer adapter
 83.It
 84Hewlett-Packard HP Deskjet 3420 (P/N: C8947A #ABJ)
 85.It
 86Oki Data MICROLINE ML660PS
 87.It
 88Seiko Epson PM-900C, 880C, 820C, 730C
 89.El
 90.Sh FILES
 91.Bl -tag -width ".Pa /dev/unlpt?" -compact
 92.It Pa /dev/ulpt?
 93device with reset
 94.It Pa /dev/unlpt?
 95device without reset
 96.El
 97.Sh SEE ALSO
 98.Xr lpt 4 ,
 99.Xr usb 4
100.Sh HISTORY
101The
102.Nm
103driver
104appeared in
105.Nx 1.4 .
106This manual page was adopted from
107.Nx
108by
109.An Tom Rhodes Aq trhodes@FreeBSD.org
110in April 2002.