Re: [PARPORT] 2.0.36 printer works, but 2.2.6 no worky

Philip Blundell (
Mon, 26 Apr 1999 15:16:42 +0100

>I have an old 486 off-brand motherboard that I'm using as a print server.
>I recently upgraded to 2.2.6 from 2.0.36 and linux can no longer see the
>printer (well, it sort of half sees it). lpd complains that the printer
>is not ready (offline?) and if you cat /dev/lp0, you get an I/O error
>message. This works just fine in 2.0.36. Any idea why this isn't working

Post the messages you get at boot-up (or when you load the parport modules).


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