Re: USB printing under kernel 2.4: how?
Quoting Christopher R. Barry (email@example.com):
> --- Thomas Wegner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Try: "strace cat hello.text >/dev/usb/lp0"
> > Perhaps you will get more infos about your problem.
> It seems as if _nothing_ printer-related happens. Here is the output:
> bash-2.04# strace cat hello.text >/dev/usb/lp0
> write(1, "hello\n", 6) = 6
That's just writing to standard output, which is what one would expect.
I would try and help you more, but I don't currently use 2.4x or have
the source on my machines. I'm afraid I can only save you wasting time
on configuring printer packages before you have managed to cat something
to the printer.
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