Re: [PARPORT] Kernel 2.2.3 and printer problems

Tim Waugh (
Sat, 20 Mar 1999 18:19:26 +0000 (GMT)

On 19 Mar 1999, Kjetil Eide wrote:

> I'm not able to print anything after I upgraded from kernel v2.0.36
> (Redhat 5.2 distribution) to v2.2.3. "lptest >/dev/lp0" gives no error
> and nothing gets printed. When I print using lpr nothing gets printed

Kjetil's HP DeskJet 400 is causing "lp0 off-line" messages -- is anyone
here having any success/trouble with one of these?

It sounds to me like a loose connector or something, but it works with


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