Re: [PARPORT] Parport device problems

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Mon Apr 09 2001 - 02:23:55 EDT

  • Next message: David Lambert: "Re: [PARPORT] Parport device problems"

    On Sun, Apr 08, 2001 at 08:46:39PM -0500, David Lambert wrote:

    > If I load the lp driver, it appears to work OK but I still cannot access
    > /dev/parport0. Any ideas of what I am doing wrong?

    /dev/parport0 isn't what you think it is. /dev/lp0 is something you
    can cat to, /dev/parport0 is for user-space drivers.

    Load the lp module, and use /dev/lp0.


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