Problem with printer on parallel port.

Mark Nixon manixdk at
Sat Mar 26 15:42:22 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-03-26 at 10:33 -0500, Steven W. Orr wrote:
> I upgraded to 2.6.10-1.770_FC3smp and now my printer doesn't work.
> [root at saturn]# cat /home/steveo/ > /dev/lp0
> bash: /dev/lp0: No such device or address
> [root at saturn]# ls -l /dev/lp0
> crw-rw----  1 root lp 6, 0 Mar 20 14:45 /dev/lp0
> Does anyone know what I need to do to make it work?
> Do I need to load a driver or add something to modprobe.conf?
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This happened to me on another machine after a core upgrade. Have you
tried disconnecting the printer, rebooting, uninstalling when Kuzu asks,
then shutting down, reconnecting the printer and re-installing it with
Kuzu. Worked for me. YMMV.


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