RE: Need help setting up parallel printer
Typing 'insmod lp'
insmod: lp: no module by that name found
typing find / -name 'lp.o'
How should I install this module?
From: Matthew Dalton [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, 10 January 2001 2:08 p.m.
To: David Shepherd
Subject: Re: Need help setting up parallel printer
David Shepherd wrote:
> I've just switched from Redhat 6.2 to Debian 2.2r2 and can't get my
> DeskJet695C working.
> Everything worked fine under RH using printtool to set it up.
> When I try
> echo "this is a test" > /dev/lp0
> I get
> su: /dev/lp0: No such device
Have you loaded the lp.o module?
The parport module, IIRC, is a core parallel port driver, which is
depended on by the plip and lp modules for the PLIP interface and
What happens if you do an 'insmod lp' as root, and then try the echo
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