Bug 6389 - Undetectable printer, etc., etc.
Undetectable printer, etc., etc.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 5680
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: lpr (Show other bugs)
6.1
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 1999-10-26 12:54 EDT by Jack M. Nilles
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:10 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-01 12:01:42 EST
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Description Jack M. Nilles 1999-10-26 12:54:29 EDT
General: RH 6.1 is an unmitigated disaster. First, upon my
attempt to upgrade from 6.0 it trashed the hard drive so
the system would no longer boot. After I reinstalled from
scratch it wouldn't recognize my Ethernet card or my
printer port (RH 6.0 had no problem with either). I
manually fixed my ethernet setup but it still refuses
torecognize my parallel port for the printer. It has also
trashed two of my user directories so that it is not
possible to log in to them.
Is there any reason why I should not revert to 6.0 and get
on with my life?
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-10-26 14:43:59 EDT
To fix the printer add

alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc

to /etc/conf.modules.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1999-11-01 12:01:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 5680 ***

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