Time to set up the printer. But no!
Print jobs sit in the spooler forever.
ls > /dev/lp0
/dev/lp0 device not found
or does not exist or some such...
Of course ls shows it's there and I did a chmod
to make both /dev and /dev/lp0 available to the entire
The entry /dev/lp0 is only a virtual file, it's something like an
Two more conditions must be fulfilled to use this adress:
- Support for such a device must be compiled into the kernel (did you
compile the kernel with parallel printer support?)
Otherwise the system won't know how to deliver any requests.
- the hardware for this specific device must exist:
Read the Printing HOWTO: It will tell you, that /dev/lp0 is for
ancient hardware only. 99% of modern computers use /dev/lp1!!!!!
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