AA1 won't see USB printer unless its connected at power up

Discussion in 'Linux' started by linker3000, Oct 23, 2008.

  1. linker3000


    Aug 1, 2008
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    Hi Folks,

    I have setup an HP DJ 5650 printer on the AA1 and it works fine PROVIDED that I boot with the USB lead/printer plugged in. Coming out of hibernation or plugging in the printer post-boot it's not detected. I have loaded the HP GUI-based setup utilities but they also show the printer as 'not detected' unless I reboot.

    Any thoughts on how to kick a rescan of the USB bus, or make the AA1 aware of the printer when it's hot plugged or the unit comes out of hibernation? I also have an MS USB mouse and this is always detected whenever I plug it in.

    At the moment, if the printer doesn't work I have to reboot and then any queued print jobs spring into life. I have tried all the USB ports and also moving the printer from one to another but this makes no difference.

    linker3000, Oct 23, 2008
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