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# Samsung CLP-315W on NetBSD

is a low-end color laser printer, featuring USB, Ethernet, and wireless
access. It works on NetBSD. A brief HOWTO follows.

For initial configuration, I used a NetBSD host and standard [[!template
id=man name="dhcpd" section="8"]].  The printer provides its own HTTP server
from which all standard configuration options are available.  Also IEEE
802.11 worked with a NetBSD router.  But unfortunately, a local host is
still required as the printer only speaks a non-standard format language.

The so-called
is a prerequisite. This is available from [[!template id=man name="pkgsrc"

	# cd /usr/pkgsrc/foomatic-filters
	# make install package clean

Samsung uses a special QPDL wire protocol, supported by
[foo2qpdl]( For installation, fetch the
sources and compile:

	$ mkdir /tmp/foo && cd /tmp/foo
	$ ftp
	$ gmake

I organized everything under /usr/local.

	chown root:wheel /usr/local/bin/foo*
	chmod 0555 /usr/local/bin/foo*

	chown root:wheel /usr/local/share/*
	chmod 0444 /usr/local/share/samsung*

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