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Re: Printer == black hole



On Tue, Jul 03, 2001 at 12:39:15AM -0300, Juan Carlos Castro y Castro wrote:
> Hi all. I have a Canon BJC-1000 which I tried to install with
> printconf-gui. It didn't work, so I tried to cat something >/dev/lp0 --
> that didn't work either. The kernel detects the parallel port. See this
> line from /var/log/messages:
> 
> Jul  3 00:30:11 localhost kernel: parport0: PC-style at 0x378
> [PCSPP,TRISTATE]
> Jul  3 00:30:11 localhost kernel: lp0: using parport0 (polling).
> Jul  3 00:30:11 localhost modprobe: modprobe: Can't locate module
> char-major-180Jul  3 00:30:12 localhost last message repeated 3 times
> 
> And lpd seems to be OK too:
> 
> [jcastro jchome jcastro]$ ps ax | grep lpd
>   571 ?        S      0:00 lpd Waiting
> 
> Any clues? The printer works OK if I boot Windows 98.
> 
You do have the following line in your /etc/modules.conf file:
alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
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