Bug 6505 - lpr doesn't print.
lpr doesn't print.
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: lpr (Show other bugs)
6.1
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 1999-10-29 12:28 EDT by kabir
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-22 12:20:35 EST
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Description kabir 1999-10-29 12:28:17 EDT
I used Printtool to install my printer
I applied the command

  alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc

in the /etc/conf.modules

So lp0 is detected. But I  still get the error:
 /var/log.messages: "modprobe: can't
locate module parport_lowlevel"

and I can't print.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-10-29 13:42:59 EDT
What do the files in  /proc/parport/0 say?
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 1999-11-22 12:20:59 EST
By any chance, did you recompile your kernel and leave out parport support?
Can't reproduce this anywhere.

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