Re: printer problem
Subject: printer problem
Date: Tue, May 22, 2001 at 07:23:54PM -0500
In reply to:Thomas H. George
Quoting Thomas H. George(firstname.lastname@example.org):
> Trying to make printer (brother HL-730 on parallel port) work from
> debian linux 2.2.19:
> lp testtxt
> and from Abiword in ximian gnome desk top. Compiled the kernel with
> parallel printer support and autoprobe.
Look at the past months mail archive for discussion on this.
I have a Brother HL-10V worling fine using magicfilter. Could only
get a great test page out of apsfilter. :(
Works for every program I have tried.
One other thought. Have you compiled the kernel correctly? A lot of
parport options there. Also have you included the parport options in
the appends= in lilo.conf? ie:
append = "lp=parport0 parport=0x378,none"
( 'none' means don't ise an IRQ, which isn't required for the printer)
:-) HTH, YMMV, HAND :-)
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