[arch-dev-public] confirm LTS kernel / usb printer permission issues

Andreas Radke a.radke at arcor.de
Sun Oct 11 14:52:30 EDT 2009

Am Sat, 10 Oct 2009 23:49:49 +0200
schrieb Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de>:

> I have a permission issue when using the kernel26-lts with my usb
> printer. The device doesn't always get "lp" group. Especially when I
> switch it off and on again. Then new cups 1.4.x can't find the
> printer. With kernel 2.6.30 and 2.6.31 the group is always set well.
> I already asked a few udev upstream devs without a solution so far.
> See http://www.spinics.net/lists/hotplug/msg02798.html
> It would be nice if some of you could try confirming my problem and
> maybe you can help me to find the reason why it fails on my server.
> Thanks.
> -Andy

I solved this now with a workaround: a custom udev rule:

SYSFS{idVendor}=="043d", SYSFS{idProduct}=="000c", GROUP="lp", MODE="0664"

Now that I know how to solve this we can soon move cups 1.4.x to extra.


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