Re: printing from Debian/Sparc
From: Ben Collins <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: printing from Debian/Sparc
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2000 10:47:40 -0400
> > >From the information in this lists I did as follows
> > * bpp.o seemed needed so I did "insmod bpp.o" and it worked fine.
> > * there were no /dev/lp? so did "MAKEDEV lp" and also "MAKEDEV par"
> > and "MAKEDEV parport" (but I don't know these are necessary or not).
> > * echo "abc" > /dev/lp0 (or lp1) causes nothing at all.
> > echo "abc" > /dev/lp2 said there is no such devices.
> > * Setting up /etc/printcap with /dev/lp0 did not work either.
> I think you need atleast one more module. I think it is called either
> parport_ax or parport_pc (or something similar) so that PC style hardware
> will work.
Thanks for your information but as far as I checked
there is no parport_* menu in kernel configuration
At least there is no 'parport' in
Best Regards, 2000.10.11
PS. I do not subscribe this list so I am very glad if
you cc me, as Ben did.
Debian JP Developer - much more I18N of Debian
Atsuhito Kohda <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Department of Math., Tokushima Univ.