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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
> suggestions?

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.



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