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Old 4th October 2009
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/etc/devfs.conf is only used at boot time or when devfs is restarted, the first few lines of the devfs.conf(5) manpage say this. If you have a USB printer that you are plugging in after boot time, you should use /etc/devfs.rules. Very basically, you could add to it:
add path 'ulpt*' mode 0666
Then add to /etc/rc.conf:
It might be a better idea to make the mode 0660 and assign a printers group, but that's up to you. Also, you will either have to reboot after this change, or add the ruleset manually.

See the following manpages for more details: devfs.rules(5), devfs(8)

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