Re: Cannot print after kernel upgrade
From: "David J. Kanter" <email@example.com>
Subject: Cannot print after kernel upgrade
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 1999 18:14:15 -0600
> I upgraded my kernel with the 2.2.10 image. Now I cannot print.
> During boot-up, I noticed what was once a message about lp1 is now about
> > parport0: no IEEE-1284 device present.
> > lp0: using parport0 (polling).
> I can send a job to lpd, but nothing happens; it sits in the queue.
> I have used lpc to stop/restart my printer, but still I cannot print to lp1,
> even though magicfilter is set up for lp1.
> Any ideas?
> David J. Kanter
> "Humans have an innate tendency to attribute significance to anomalies
> and coincidences."
> -- John Allen Paulos, mathematics professor at Temple University
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If I believe right, what was lp1 in the 2.0.x kernel is now lp0 in the
2.2.x. Does adjusting for this fix things? Also for IEEE-1284 to
work you need the printer on and the printer port must be ECP or EPP.
Hopefully this helps a bit.