Re: Can't print after kernel compile
On 17 Aug 2001 11:30:21 -0500, Ken Januski wrote:
> Britton wrote:
> > On Thu, 16 Aug 2001, Ken Januski wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I installed Debian from binaries about a year ago. Today I finally
> > > compiled from the source code. Most everything seems fine except for
> > > printing. Using lpq I get message asking if my printer "is offline?".
> > > Trying to print from Netscape I get "lpr:connect Connection refused.
> > > Jobs queued but cannot start daemon."
> > If you are using a parallel port printer, did you remember to enable
> > parallel port support in the kernel (strangely, I think it is off be
> > default)?
> Recompiled kernel again this morning with parallel support checked. I'm
> almost positive it was on last compile as well. But I still have
> problems. When I boot up I get message: "lp no devices found."
> I'm wondering if I could have chosen something else in menuconfig that
> would interfere with parallel printing but if so I sure can't figure out
> what it is.
What do your /proc/modules and /proc/devices say?