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Cannot add Samsung Xpress M2825ND printer
submitted by greenman, 14:14, 18 ottobre 2017
ARGOMENTO: maybe a bug
STATO: opened
PRIORITÀ: low
Descrizione:

(Added on behalf of user from mailing list)

I have access to a Samsung Xpress M2825ND printer. It seems to work well with fully free software. Unlike many of the low duty cycle printers I have previously encountered, with this one, all the features that I have tried so far worked fine from GNU/Linux with a libre kernel, including duplex printing. Given that it is relatively inexpensive and widely available, I would like to add it to H-node so that others can benefit from this information.

Unfortunately, attempting to do so yields the error message, "VendorID:ProductID is already present in the database. This means that the device you are trying to insert is already in the database.

See here: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd SL-M2820DW" with a link to https://h-node.org/printers/view/en/1398/Samsung-Electronics-Co---Ltd-SL-M2820DW/1/1/undef/undef/undef/undef/compatibility/undef

This seems to me to be a bug in H-node. Just because two different printer models share a VendorID:ProductID pair does not mean that they are the same product (at least, not from the perspective of a person who wants to buy a printer!). Unlike the M2825ND, which as noted above is widely available at the moment, the SL-M2820DW seems to be obsolete: I can't find it for sale new on Amazon or eBay or anywhere else obvious. So, knowing that it works with GNU/Linux won't much help anyone who wants to buy a good printer.

Therefore, I would very much like to add M2825ND to H-node, in the hope that other people might be spared some trouble when looking for a decent, current printer!

Below is the information that I would have added to H-node had it allowed me to. Perhaps someone else can figure out a way to include it in H-node's hardware database?

model name: M262x/M282x Xpress Series Laser Printer

possible other names of the device: Samsung Xpress M2825ND

subtype: laser

VendorID:ProductID code of the device: 04e8:331e

year of commercialization: 2013

interface (set not-specified if not sure): usb

GNU/Linux distribution used for the test: debian_9

tested with the following kernel libre: 4.9.0-3-amd64

compatibility with free software: A-Full

does it adopt any techniques to track users?: not specified

free driver used (see the help page or leave blank if you are not sure): 2.2.1-8
Description:
sudo hwinfo --usb
gives (after individually-identifying information redacted with X's):
USB 00.0: 10900 Printer
  [Created at usb.122]
  Unique ID: XXXX.XXXXXXXXXXX
  Parent ID: XXXX.XXXXXXXXXXX
  SysFS ID: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1a.0/usb1/1-1/1-1.2/1-1.2:1.0
  SysFS BusID: 1-1.2:1.0
  Hardware Class: printer
  Model: "Samsung Electronics M262x/M282x Xpress Series Laser Printer"
  Hotplug: USB
  Vendor: usb 0x04e8 "Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd"
  Device: usb 0x331e "M262x/M282x Xpress Series Laser Printer"
  Revision: "1.00"
  Serial ID: "XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX"
  Driver: "usblp"
  Driver Modules: "usblp"
  Speed: 480 Mbps
  Module Alias: "usb:v04E8p331Ed0100dc00dsc00dp00ic07isc01ip02in00"
  Driver Info #0:
    Driver Status: usblp is active
    Driver Activation Cmd: "modprobe usblp"
  Config Status: cfg=new, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown
  Attached to: #15 (Hub)
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submitted by eddie007, 03:44, 31 agosto 2018

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