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Re: Printer

On 00:16 Sat 08 Oct     , Malcolm Lalkaka wrote:
> > If you boot off 2.6.8 -- printing works
> > If you boot off 2.6.12 -- printing does not work
> >
> > Correct?
> ...
> >   Any clue comparing kernel configs?
> I no longer have the 2.6.8 kernel to check, but when I did have it,
> printing was working. After upgrading, everything seemed to be working
> fine; but I forgot to check printing. I [naively] never thought it
> would be a problem. So I deleted the old kernel.
> I do distictly remember that my parallel port and printer worked fine
> with kernel version 2.6.8.
> > Module or config change?
> There have been module/config changes, but the newer kernel has much
> more support for devices than my 2.6.8 kernel. The 2.6.8 kernel was
> compiled from a Debian 2.6.8 kernel.
> > Does google help?
> I have tried Google (and will try it again), but with no luck. I get
> search results, but they did not seem to help. One result, for
> example, suggested that I manually unload all my parallel port kernel
> modules, and reload them. I tried this, but it had no effect.
Check if you have /dev/lp0 and look at lpr.log 

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