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Re: CUPS 1.2.1 error - printer not connected

On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 09:17:30 +0100, Chris Lale wrote:
> I have a fresh install of Etch (Testing) with CUPS 1.2.1-2 using local 
> parallel port lp0. I can install a printer (HP Laserjet 4 driver), print 
> a test page and print from applications. If I reboot and print anything, 
> CUPS begins processing and then displays the error "Printer not 
> connected; will retry in 30 seconds..."
> Deleting and reinstalling the printer works until the next reboot.
> These packages are installed: cupsys, cupsys-bsd, cupsys-client, 
> libcupsimage2, libcupsys2, libcupsys2-gnutls10.
> There is no obvious clue in the cups error log.
> Is there anything else I can check before considering this as a bug? 
> Suggestions gratefully received.

Were the modules lp, parport, and parport_pc loaded during boot?
Did udev create /dev/lp0?

(My Sid box currently does not create /dev/lp0 unless I modprobe lp.)


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