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SubjectRe: Fw: 2.6.0: lp not working
On Thu, 7 Aug 2003 02:31:53 -0700 (PDT) Russell Whitaker <russ@ashlandhome.net> wrote:

| On Wed, 6 Aug 2003, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
|
| > | Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2003 22:43:17 -0700 (PDT)
| > | From: Russell Whitaker <russ@ashlandhome.net>
| > | To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
| > | Subject: 2.6.0: lp not working
| > |
| > |
| > | Hi
| > | Edited lilo.conf so I can boot either kernel-2.6.0-test2
| > | (default) or kernel-2.4.21, using hda1.
| > |
| > | lpr a small file, no print. ctrl-alt-del and rebooted using
| > | 2.4.21, file printed. Checked the two config files and could
| > | not find any difference in this area.
| > |
| > | Printer is a Panasonic dot-matrix running in text mode.
| > | Also using patch bk5.
| >
| > Is "Parallel Printer support" built into your kernel or built as a
| > module? If built as a module, are you sure that the module is
| > loaded? If modular, please provide contents of /proc/modules
| > when you try to print.
| >
| Built as a module
| Found lp.ko in /lib/modules/2.6.0-test2-bk4/kernel/drivers/char
| lp <file> then lpq shows <file> in queue
|
| contents of /proc/modules
| ipt_LOG 5376 1 - Live 0xf891a000
| ipt_limit 2496 1 - Live 0xf8915000
| ipt_state 1792 2 - Live 0xf8913000
| iptable_filter 2752 1 - Live 0xf88d3000
| ip_tables 22080 4 ipt_LOG,ipt_limit,ipt_state,iptable_filter, Live 0xf88d8000
| ip_conntrack_ftp 72308 0 - Live 0xf88fe000
| ip_conntrack 43092 2 ipt_state,ip_conntrack_ftp, Live 0xf88df000
| ide_cd 41536 0 - Live 0xf88ba000
| cdrom 35168 1 ide_cd, Live 0xf88c6000

I guess I don't get it. Why isn't "lp" listed in /proc/modules?
Did you load it or is that the problem -- that it's not being
auto-loaded?
Does the <file> print if you load the lp module?

--
~Randy For Linux-2.6, see:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/davej/misc/post-halloween-2.5.txt
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