Re: [PARPORT] Printer works in 2.0.36 but no in 2.2.x

V Santhosh Kumar (
Fri, 30 Apr 1999 07:53:15 +0530 (IST)

On Thu, 29 Apr 1999, Juha Sahakangas wrote:

> > hi
> >
> > please check out if there r some entries pending in the lpq.
> > if so please do remove them with lprm.
> No, that's no the reason.
> But this is very strange i think .. why does it do this, and how can it
> read "out of paper" from lp0 even if probing is not compiled in / not
> loaded parport_probe-module.

the mesg lp0:out of paper comes from drivers/char/lp.c.
also in 2.2.x, the lp.c has been changed to use the parport abstraction

so going thru the code in drivers/char/lp* + drivers/block/paride may give
some hints(esp. the coments).

i have not used any printers with 2.2.x and hence beyond this i have no


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