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SubjectRe: [BUG] 2.5.5x can't find my printer
On Fri, 10 Jan 2003 22:08:00 -0500 (EST), Bill Davidsen wrote:
>On Fri, 10 Jan 2003, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
>
>> On Fri, 10 Jan 2003, Bill Davidsen wrote:
>>
>> | The 2.5.5x kernels can't find my printer. 2.4 kernels work fine. dmesg
>> | attached, I'll send config if anyone cares.
>> |
>> | Known problem, new problem, or just some config error? The modules load
>> | but don't find anything.
>> |
>> | lsmod:
>> | Module Size Used by
>> | apm 15140
>> | parport_pc 33320
>> | parport 34496
>>
>> I'm having trouble seeing the trouble.
>
>The lpr/lpq programs tell me /dev/lp0 "no such device", and catting a file

parport printing works for me since 2.5.54 when a module param bug
that affected parport_pc was fixed. From your module listing above,
you seem to be missing the lp module. Ensure that CONFIG_PRINTER=m
and that your /etc/modprobe.conf contains 'alias char-major-6 lp'.

/Mikael
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