Re: Trying to compile a new kernel.
/dev/lp1 is for older kernels, /dev/lp0 for newer kernels. Don't ask me
On Tue, 29 Dec 1998, D'jinnie wrote:
> > > Status: cannot open '/dev/lp1' - 'Device not configured', attempt 1,
> > You need to edit /etc/printcap and change lp1 to lp0. Not sure why this
> > is setup this way, do you have more than one parallel device?
> Hmm. I look at my printcap, and by default it's set to lp1.
> I shall include it for educational purproses :)
> # /etc/printcap: printer capability database. See printcap(5).
> # You can use the filter entries df, tf, cf, gf etc. for
> # your own filters. See the printcap(5) manual page for further
> # details.
> lp|Generic dot-matrix printer entry
> I haven't configured the printer on my machine yet, but I rather question
> the lp1 default...
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