USB printer support
ulpt driver provides support for USB printers that
follow the printer bi- or uni-directional protocol. The bits in the minor
number select various features of the driver.
||Do not initialize the device on the port.
For some HP LaserJet printer models (1000, 1005, 1018, 1020), the
driver needs at least version 1.0 of the following firmware files, which are
loaded when a printer is attached:
These firmware files are not free because HP refuses to grant
distribution rights. As a result, even though
OpenBSD includes the driver, the firmware files
cannot be included and users have to download these files on their own. A
port which can download and install the firmware can be found in
ulpt driver appeared in NetBSD
1.4. OpenBSD support was added in