This is a brief tutorial how to setup the Brother DCP-7030 (multi function laser copier printer) on i686 Arch.
Install CUPS (see CUPS page).
It may be necessary to blacklist Usblp module to get AUR driver working. To do that, you may add "!usblp" at the end of your rc.conf MODULES list.
There is the brother-dcp7030 in AUR. It contains driver from Brother.
% yaourt -S brother-dcp7030
Replace all the
/etc/init.d/ occurences by
/etc/rc.d/ in the
After that replace
/etc/rc.d/cupsd in the above file.
Now go to the CUPS page: http://localhost:631/
Under the Printers tab you should see a DCP7030 printer automatically installed and configured.
Using PPD from hl1250
Unfortunately original driver did not work with DCP-7030 on my PC.
I got this PPD. I replaced all
DCP-7030. After this I add a new printer manually using this PPD.
# pacman -S sane
Add your user to
# gpasswd -a username scanner
There is the brscan3 in AUR.
% yaourt -S brscan3
After installing add line
brother3 in the
Now you can try to see if SANE recognizes your scanner
$ scanimage -L
For more info see SANE page.
If your scanning software can't use the scanner even with correct scanimage, check your printer usb location with
and give writing permission for that device to all users. For example, for:
Bus 008 Device 004: ID 04f9:01ea Brother Industries, Ltd DCP-7030
# sudo chmod a+w /dev/bus/usb/002/004