Re: /dev/usb/lp0 disappeared after upgrade
On Sun, 17 Jul 2011 10:39:34 +0100, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> I recently did a big upgrade on Sid after a year.
> This seemed to go off OK but now I cannot print from my usb printer. I
> get 'Cannot open /dev/usb/lp0 -No such file or directory'
> My scanner, also usb, does work.
> lsusb does not show the printer, even after rebooting.
> Googling shows some peopls with similar errors but nothing helpful. I
> suspect udev may be at fault but not sure how to fix it. Any
USB is now managed automagically by udev so most sure your printer is now
located "somewhere beyond the see" :-)
Try by re-plugging the printer and check for dmesg messages. If you are
using CUPS, let it to auto-discover the printer's location.