Re: [PARPORT] Syquest and printer

Tim Waugh (
Sat, 22 May 1999 09:40:32 +0100 (GMT)

On Fri, 21 May 1999, Michael David Borden wrote:

> I have a stupid question. After you insert the modules for the syquest
> should the printer work hand in hand with the syquest or do you need to
> remove the paride, epat and pd modules. The reason why I ask is my printer
> does not print if I have the parallel connection from the printer to the
> syquest but it will print when the parellel connection is from the printer
> directly to the computer? Does that mean my syquest might be messed up?

When you've got the computer into the state where there is a job in the
printer queue that is not printing, please do this and show us the output:

# cat /proc/parport/0/devices
# dmesg | tail -25

Also, what modes does the BIOS offer for your parallel port (and which
one is currently active)?


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