Can't setup printer

Can't setup printer

Post by Bill » Fri, 08 Jun 2001 23:27:52

I am running Rh 7.0 kernel 2.4.3.
Through printtool I try to add a printer (Epson Stylus Color 640).
Auto-detection is not able to detect any /dev/lp* device.  Also, when I
boot lpd returns the error message

Warning: - lp: lp device not absolute pathname 'lp0'

- What is causing these error messages and how do I fix the problem.

I was previously running Rh 7.0 with kernel 2.2.16-22 and was able to
print (using the same printer) without any problems.  I know kernel 2.4
uses parport.  Could my problem be that some utilities (like checkpc -
which is where the Warning message comes from) needs to be upgraded so
they are in sync with the 2.4 kernel?  If so, what needs to be upgraded
and what steps should I take for this upgrade.

Thanks for the help,


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