[PARPORT] FAQ: Re: Can't use my pararell port /dev/lp1 -can't print 2.2.5

Andrea Arcangeli (andrea@e-mind.com)
Fri, 2 Apr 1999 12:10:27 +0200 (CEST)

On Fri, 2 Apr 1999 narancs1@mail.externet.hu wrote:

>trying to access parport:
>bash: /dev/lp1: Operation not supported by device
>it make modules to load, but parport_pc doesn't load.

echo alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc >>/etc/conf.modules

>If I change rows in /lib/modules/2.2.5/modules.dep makeing lp depend on
>parport_pc then it says: /dev/lp1: device is not configured,

Change in /etc/printcap from /dev/lp1 to /dev/lp0

>It doesn't matter if kerneld is running or not. It is the same story.

kerneld _must_ not run because it's not needed anymore with 2.2.x.

>I only have one printer and only one parport. It's lp1 (0x378).

Now it's lp0 (0x378) ;).

Andrea Arcangeli

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