Re: [PARPORT] at boot... printer goes crazy

Andrea Arcangeli (
Wed, 15 Jul 1998 16:07:20 +0200 (MET DST)

On Wed, 15 Jul 1998, Patrick Bauer wrote:

> I have two linux systems... both are RedHat-5.1... with a linux-2.1.108
> kernel... this is the problem... when i have a printer attached to the
> system... on boot up... with one of the boxes attached to the printer...

Try to boot with `linux emergency` (or linux init=/bin/bash) at lilo
prompt. (if lp is a module run modprobe lp when you will be on the root

Then tell me if the printer does the same. Also we need dmesg parport

Andrea[s] Arcangeli

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