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SubjectRe: Fw: 2.6.0: lp not working


On Thu, 7 Aug 2003, Randy.Dunlap wrote:

> 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?
>
By golly I think you got it - it's not being auto-loaded.
As su, "modeprobe lp" and the file printed.
Sorry I didn't think of that myself.

Thanks,
Russ
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