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Re: usb printer disappeared (dist-upgrade?)



mikepolniak wrote:
On 07:48 Mon 14 Nov     , Mario Frasca wrote:

Then you can do mkdir /dev/usb and mknod -m 660 /dev/usb/lp0 c 180 0


sorry, I did not express myself correctly: the *device* does not exist, the file is there, together with the other 15:

kruiskruid:~# ls -l /dev/usb/lp*
crw-rw----  1 root lp 180,  0 2002-03-14 10:11 /dev/usb/lp0
crw-rw----  1 root lp 180,  1 2002-03-14 10:11 /dev/usb/lp1
crw-rw----  1 root lp 180, 10 2002-03-14 10:11 /dev/usb/lp10
crw-rw----  1 root lp 180, 11 2002-03-14 10:11 /dev/usb/lp11
crw-rw----  1 root lp 180, 12 2002-03-14 10:11 /dev/usb/lp12
crw-rw----  1 root lp 180, 13 2002-03-14 10:11 /dev/usb/lp13
crw-rw----  1 root lp 180, 14 2002-03-14 10:11 /dev/usb/lp14
crw-rw----  1 root lp 180, 15 2002-03-14 10:11 /dev/usb/lp15
crw-rw----  1 root lp 180,  2 2002-03-14 10:11 /dev/usb/lp2
crw-rw----  1 root lp 180,  3 2002-03-14 10:11 /dev/usb/lp3
crw-rw----  1 root lp 180,  4 2002-03-14 10:11 /dev/usb/lp4
crw-rw----  1 root lp 180,  5 2002-03-14 10:11 /dev/usb/lp5
crw-rw----  1 root lp 180,  6 2002-03-14 10:11 /dev/usb/lp6
crw-rw----  1 root lp 180,  7 2002-03-14 10:11 /dev/usb/lp7
crw-rw----  1 root lp 180,  8 2002-03-14 10:11 /dev/usb/lp8
crw-rw----  1 root lp 180,  9 2002-03-14 10:11 /dev/usb/lp9

> If you use udev this can be put in /etc/udev/links.conf.
>

put what where? I looked into that file and it starts with this intriguing sentence:

# This file does not exist. Please do not ask the debian maintainer about it.
# You may use it to do strange and wonderful things, at your risk.

mmmmm

Mario



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