I'm relatively new to Linux, at least as an admin. I installed
RedHat 7.1 on a second drive on my home computer (a Sony
Vaio 233Mhz), and I'm having trouble getting my LexMark 3200
parallel port printer to work. The printer works fine from
Initially, I tried to set things up using the GUI printer config
tool. After doing this, I got the "No such device or address"
error when I tried to print anything.
I looked in /var/log/messages, and discovered the following
...insmod: /lib...parport/parport_pc.o init_module: Device or resource
I've tried directly cat'ing to /dev/lp0, lp1, and lp2 (as root), and
I get the "No such device or address" error. From what I've
read, I think this should work regardless of the presence of a
Based on some advice in another posting to this list, I tried
changing my BIOS from ECP to EPP. This didn't work either.
I compared the contents of /proc/interrupts to the equivalent
settings in Windows 95, and the parallel port that Windows sees
at IRQ 7 doesn't showup in the interrupts file.
I ran "modprobe -c | grep parport", and I get the following:
alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated!
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