Bug 1270 - missing entry in /etc/conf.modules results in no printer device being found
missing entry in /etc/conf.modules results in no printer device being found
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: modutils (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-02-21 17:01 EST by Chris Runge
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-13 21:58:40 EST
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Description Chris Runge 1999-02-21 17:01:37 EST
RHL 5.8.1 (Beta 1)

I noticed that during installation a port was not found for
my printer.  Thinking this was odd--perhaps a problem with
the install routine--I ran printtool after installation.  I
had the same thing. Then I checked the /etc/conf.modules and
noticed that these lines were missing:

alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
options parport_pc io=0x378,0x278 irq=7,auto

With these lines my printer port is detected.
Comment 1 Matt Wilson 1999-03-13 21:58:59 EST
alias for parport_lowlevel added - irq and io should be detected.

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