Re: [PARPORT] Epson Stylus 740 and Linux 2.2.16 (SuSE)

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Mon Sep 04 2000 - 04:49:32 EDT

  • Next message: Geordon VanTassle: "Fwd: Re: [PARPORT] Epson Stylus 740 and Linux 2.2.16 (SuSE)"

    On Sun, Sep 03, 2000 at 07:11:49PM -0500, Geordon VanTassle wrote:

    > I've got SuSE (Kernel 2.2.16 compiled and installed, with parallel port
    > support compiled into the kernel. I'm having NO amount of luck on my own
    > getting the printer working. I'm trying to use GhostScript for the
    > support-driver. If I do "lpr <filename>" it spools, and I can see it by
    > doing "lpq" or "lpc status" but nothing comes out the printer. Also, I can
    > see the lpd in the process list, but it doesn't seem to be running when I
    > do "lpc status" as this is the result:

    Is it connected directly to the parallel port? Are you trying to
    print ASCII text or graphics (try both)?

    You may also want to check out, when you
    get it working.


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