Re: lpd not working after kernel upgrade to 2.0.24
Marc A. Gallagher wrote:
> After upgrading to kernel 2.0.24 from 2.0.0 I am having problems
> I have an HP660C and am using Magicfilter...
> I had it working fine until the upgrade...
> I have the most recent copies of:
> libc (5.4.7)
> lpr (5.9-12)
> magicfilter (1.2-6)
> When I try to print it queues the job, but when I do an lpq
> it says:
> waiting for lp to become ready (offline ?)
> Rank Owner Job Files Total Size
> 1st marc 53 /etc/motd 406 bytes
> The printer is on and connected... (I can print from DOS)
> Is there any other packages I should load?
> Any pointers would be appreciated...
This may sound silly, but check that you are still printing to the
correct device. When I upgraded similarly, I had to change the device
from lp0 to lp1 - I never bothered to chase down why, and I did upgrade
the BIOS at the same time so maybe that was it.
For reference, here is my current magicfilter-installed printcap entry:
lp|stylus_color|Epson Stylus Color:\
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