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Date:      Fri, 2 Mar 2012 13:24:02 +0100
From:      "siefke_listen@web.de" <siefke_listen@web.de>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Brother Printer
Message-ID:  <20120302132402.432d9bd9.siefke_listen@web.de>
In-Reply-To: <4F50B1A4.6070800@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
References:  <20120302122543.0dc89556.siefke_listen@web.de> <4F50B1A4.6070800@herveybayaustralia.com.au>

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On Fri, 02 Mar 2012 21:40:20 +1000 Da Rock wrote:
> On 03/02/12 21:25, siefke_listen@web.de wrote:
> Unfortunately according to openprinting this printer is a paperweight :)

Yes, but he does his service reliably and inexpensively, and my duty cycle is
not small.
 
> Thats using foomatic. It may be possible to use the linuxulator to run 
> the linux filters, but it maybe more trouble than its worth. You need to 
> ensure the elf is set right in the binaries.

The filters are just shell scripts. I have this as far as it adjusted. The
four programs are available on BSD. Do not understand why this will not run.

I find annoying. If you have a great operating system, and must again be
annoyed by vendors. I've tested enough and Linux systems on my Pentium 4
computer, FreeBSD and Gentoo are the best choice.

Always make any one a spanner in the works. How can we be satisfied?

Regards
Silvio



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