Re: printing stopped working--any ideas?
On Thu, 10 Jan 2002 18:31:58 -0700, Luke Call wrote:
> >Please post the output of lsmod, the end several lines of
> >/etc/printcap, and /var/log/cups/error_log. This may give some
> >indication of what's going on.
>Here's the lsmod output:
> Module Size Used by
> vmmon 18436 0 (unused)
> rtc 5272 0 (autoclean)
Where are your lp and parport modules?
>Here is the recent /var/log/lpr.log output (just after a failed print job):
> Jan 6 19:45:11 lacall-hat lpd: restarted
> Jan 8 07:01:06 lacall-hat lpd: restarted
> Jan 9 18:16:56 lacall-hat lpd: restarted
>Here is /etc/printcap:
># /etc/printcap: printer capability database. See printcap(5).
># You can use the filter entries df, tf, cf, gf etc. for
># your own filters. See /etc/filter.ps, /etc/filter.pcl and
># the printcap(5) manual page for further details.
>lp|Generic dot-matrix printer entry:\
># rlp|Remote printer entry:\
This looks like mine (working).
>Note that I can't even cat filename > /dev/lp0. Absolutely nothing
>happens that I can see. Also, when I Print from Gimp (I have a CUPS and
>gimp-print setup), then check "lpstat", I briefly see something in the
>queue, then it disappears without any action to the printer. And this
>was all working a month ago before I started messing with kernels; still
>stumped; I thought I'd changed everything back to how it was!
Looks like you forgot to re-install the drivers.
Yes I fear I am living beyond my mental means--Nash