> This man seems to be in a desperate situation. Can anybody help him?
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> Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2001 19:49:02 +0100
> From: Pablo Delgado <email@example.com>
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> Subject: Printer problem
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> I was looking in the internet a solution for my "printer problem"
> but I still did not find it.
> I print nothing even I try directly to the printer port
> cat /etc/hosts >/dev/lp0
> The printer does nothing !!!
> Parallel support an PC-Style are compiled as modules in my kernel
> If I load the modules with the insmod command:
> insmod parport
> insmod parport_pc
> insmod parport_probe
> insmod lp
> I get the follwing messages (with the dmesg command):
> parport0: PC-style at 0x378 [SPP,EPP,ECPEPP]
> parport0: Printer, Lexmark Z42
> lp0: using parport0 (polling)
> After this, if I try to print again ...... nothing new !! it does
> not print anything !! but there are no error messages !!
> May irq be the problem?
> # cat /proc/parport/0/irq
> I force in the /etc/modules.conf to use irq=7 and several io
> addresses but nothing changed !!!
> Please, if you don't mind help me !!!!!
> Thank you very much and Best Regards.
I have no experience with that printer but this is what I have found on
Hope it helps,
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