In the Solaris 9 4/04 release, new and revised USB feature descriptions are provided. See Device Management.
You can use Solaris Print Manager to set up a USB printer that is attached to a SPARC system or an IA system with USB ports.
The new logical device names for USB printers are as follows:
Therefore, when you add a USB printer to a printer server, select one of these devices for a USB printer. Select a device under Printer Port on the Add New Attached Printer screen.
These USB printer support enhancements are new for the SPARC platform in the Solaris 9 release. In the Solaris 9 8/03 Update release, these enhancements are now also available for x86 platforms.
For more information on using the Solaris Print Manager to set up printers, see the System Administration Guide: Advanced Administration.
The USB printer driver in the Solaris 9 release supports all USB printer-class compliant printers. Check the list of recommended PostScript printers in the usbprn(7D) man page.
For information and cautions about hot-plugging USB printers, refer to the Notes and Diagnostics sections of the usbprn(7D) man page.