Re: [PARPORT] Where is the status of detected printers?

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Wed Dec 12 2001 - 16:26:56 EST

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    On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 01:54:30PM -0500, Jim Raeuchle wrote:

    > Under the 2.2.x kernel I was able to see /proc/parport/0/autoprobe and
    > find out what printer was connected to the parallel port. After
    > upreving to kernel 2.4.2, it is no longer detected? Where, if possible,
    > can I find the same info about the connected printer?

    The parport procfs layout changed: where you used to have
    /proc/parport/0 you now have /proc/sys/dev/parport/parport0. Also
    there are numbered autoprobe files, representing daisy-chain (IEEE
    1284.3) device's IDs.


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