Re: USB printing under kernel 2.4: how?
Quoting Christopher R. Barry (email@example.com):
> > Are you sure your usb-printer
> > ist recognized by your system?
> > Try "cat <textfile> >/dev/lp0. Does it work?
> No, the command just hangs.
What did you actually type?
I assume you *didn't* try /dev/lp0.
But they are correct in that you should forget about printcap,
lpr etc. until you can cat a file to the device.
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