Printing under LFS

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Thu Dec 28 12:35:16 PST 2000

On December 28, 2000 01:31 pm, Roger deBry wrote:
> I have not been able to get printing to work on my LFS system. The Parport
> driver seems to get loaded okay, but it does not discover the printer. As a
> result, there is no printer defined to the system. Any hints on how to set
> up
> Parport so that it discovers the printer? I have read through the Print
> - it discusses the /etc/modules/conf configuration file, but no such file
> exists on my LFS system. The parport web site isn't much help either.

Have you told the kernel that you want to use a parallell printer (there's a 
special option to enable the lpt port and an option to enable a printer to be 
used on that port. I believe it's in character drivers somewhere)

Gerard Beekmans

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