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Re: [vox-tech] Slackware 10 printing revisited
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Re: [vox-tech] Slackware 10 printing revisited



On Monday 22 November 2004 15:54, Henry House wrote:
> På måndag, 22 november 2004, skrev Ken Bloom:
> [...]
>
> > > > - run 'tail on /var/log/syslog' and see if there
> > > > are any messages about the printer or parallel port
> > > > there.
> > >
> > > 	none
> >
> > hey - that's only the last 10 lines of the file. you
> > have to have him search the whole thing if you think
> > something will be there. judging from what information
> > we have so far, I don't think he'll see anything
> > though.
>
> Er yes, I should have asked for 'tail -f /var/log/syslog
> &' to run in the background while doing the other tests.
> Sorry for that lapse. But if the printer does not respond
> when text is echoed to /dev/lp0, that is a discouraging
> sign.
the /var/log/syslog showed nothing on parport() parallel or 
lp0


after modprobe parport_pc and modprobe lp, 
echo hello>/dev/lp0
turns the lights on on the printer, page advance gives me a 
sheet with hello printed o PROGRESS IS BEING MADE!
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