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usb_printerid(1) General Commands Manual usb_printerid(1)

NAME

usb_printerid – prints the ID of the printer on a USB port

SYNOPSIS

usb_printerid [options] /dev/usb/lpNNN

DESCRIPTION

usb_printerid prints the identification of the printer on a USB port
using the ioctl control LPIOC_GET_DEVICE_ID.

EXAMPLES
Print the USB info before and after downloading the firmware.

# usb_printerid /dev/usb/lp0
GET_DEVICE_ID string:
MFG:Hewlett-Packard;MDL:HP LaserJet 1020;CMD:ACL;CLS:PRINTER;\
DES:HP LaserJet 1020;

# cp /lib/firmware/hp/sihp1020.dl /dev/usb/lp0

# usb_printerid /dev/usb/lp0
GET_DEVICE_ID string:
MFG:Hewlett-Packard;MDL:HP LaserJet 1020;CMD:ACL;CLS:PRINTER;\
DES:HP LaserJet 1020;FWVER:20050309;

FILES
/usr/bin/usb_printerid, /lib/firmware/hp/*

SEE ALSO

arm2hpdl(1)

AUTHOR

Rick Richardson
http://foo2zjs.rkkda.com/