[CentOS] USB->Parallel cable compatibility

Fri May 6 11:26:43 UTC 2011
Steve Clark <sclark at netwolves.com>

On 05/05/2011 07:18 PM, Bill Campbell wrote:
> I have an installation where we're replacing a rather old Linux
> box with a new one that has no parallel ports.  The old box has
> two parallel ports going to Okidata printers.
> The IOGEAR GUC1284B USB to Parallel Adapter cable looks like it
> might be a simple solution to this, but I would like to know that
> it works before getting a couple.
> Comments?
> Bill
I have been using a usb-to-parallel adapter connected to an old Canon LBP-860 for several
years now. lsusb list it as:
WinChipHead CH34x printer adapter cable

I pretty sure I bought it from NewEgg.

Stephen Clark
Sr. Software Engineer III
Phone: 813-579-3200
Fax: 813-882-0209
Email: steve.clark at netwolves.com
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