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

Jason C. Axley (jason@axley.net)
Mon, 26 Apr 1999 17:31:20 -0700 (PDT)

You know, I bet you're right :-) I didn't update my printcap after
booting into 2.2.6...I'll let ya know.


"Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity"
        - Hanlon's Razor

On Mon, 26 Apr 1999, Tim Waugh wrote:

> Jason,
> This sounds like your /etc/printcap is trying to use /dev/lp1. As you note,
> /dev/lp0 is the right thing to be using.
> Incidentally, you shouldn't expect 'cat /dev/lp0' to do anything
> spectactular. I/O error (as opposed to no such device) just means that the
> attached device refused to enter a reverse data mode (where the printer
> starts talking back).
> Tim.
> */
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