Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 5440
Parallel printer not supported by conf.modules
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:51 EDT
The installer does not put the statement "alias
parport_lowlevel parport_pc" in the conf.modules and as a
result printool fails and parallel port printers are not
*** Bug 5186 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
lorax unable to locate printer installed on lp0. 6.0
detects presence of printer on /dev/lp0 properly, installs
and sets up correctly. Lorax fails to recognize lp0 at
all (reports not detected), unable to print via even direct
output to device.
------- Additional Comments From firstname.lastname@example.org 09/18/99 14:53 -------
Add 'alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc' to your /etc/conf.modules -
does that help?*** Bug 5526 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
no paraport information in /etc/conf.modules.
does this still occur using 6.2?
Brock, I think this one has been resolved for a bit now. It was a "gotcha" in
6.1, but was fixed for 6.2; at least, it's fixed on all of the 6.2 boxes I've
installed around here and I don't have anything doing it in my ks.cfg :)