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

Juha Sahakangas (
Wed, 28 Apr 1999 09:47:55 +0300 (EEST)

On Tue, 27 Apr 1999, Tim Waugh wrote:

> Obviously it would be useful to get the exact complaint message. You

Um, i didn't remember it righ. Seems like lpr ain't complainen either, but
what try to print stays in spooler, but doesn't actually print.
lpc shows this:

lpc> stat
        queuing is enabled
        printing is enabled
        2 entries in spool area
        lp is ready and printing

> could also try switching the printer off and then on again; there is a

No affect.

> known problem with the parport code and some parallel ports that I haven't
> solved yet.

But why the heck it works in 2.0.x then?

> If resetting the printer allows you to echo text directly to the port, you
> can provide me with valuable data points for figuring out what's wrong..

No, it doesn't allow that.. but doesn't complain either, just doesn't
print. The echo command doesn't exit either, it stays and tries to print
to the port until i press ctrl-c.

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