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Topic: WGT634U - printer

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I have been trough the how-to 50 times, people on IRC are tired of earing me asking question about this but I just cant seem to be able to get my printer working on this. router...

This is what I have done on my kamikaze image rev 2801.

ipkg update
ipkg install kmod-usb-core
ipkg install kmod-usb-uhci
ipkg install kmod-usb-ohci
ipkg install kmod-usb2
ipkg install kmod-usb-storage
ipkg install kmod-nls-base
ipkg install kmod-fs-vfat
ipkg install kmod-nls-cp437
ipkg install p910nd
ipkg install kmod-usb-printer

If I do a logread -f and I plug in my usb cable I get some thing alogn the line:
new high speed USB device using echi_hcd and address X
drivers/usb/class/usblp.c: usblp0: USB Bidirectional printer

So it's sees the new printer but /dev/usb nevers gets created.... what gives??

Doing a lsmod shows that I have all the usb modul loaded but none are active/live...

Any onw know what I coulkd be doing whrong?


You may need usbfs mounted:

mount -t usbfs usbfs /proc/bus/usb
peteru wrote:

You may need usbfs mounted:

mount -t usbfs usbfs /proc/bus/usb

Thanks for the input but nope this did not fix the problem any body else have input on this?



For me /dev/usb/lp0 doesn't get created when i plug in my Lexmark USB Printer on WGT634U using latest kamikaze build

I have all modules loaded and they are up and running showing in lsmod LIVE.

dmesg tells me:
usblp0: USB Bidirectional printer dev 5 if 0 alt 0 proto 2 vid 0x043D pid 0x007B

Is it that my printer is not supported or is something missing here?


My WGT634U creates no printer device too.
I created the printerdevice manually. After that it works fine.

mkdir -p /dev/usb
mknod /dev/usb/lp0 c 180 0


Yep that did the trick.

Thank you

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