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Re: [SLE] dev/lp problems
  • From: James Oakley <joakley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 31 May 2004 10:00:54 -0300
  • Message-id: <200405311001.09555.joakley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Saturday 29 May 2004 6:05 pm, Donn Washburn wrote:
> Hey Group;
>
> Can anyone think of a reason that a known good printer and cable plugged
> into a new motherboard fails to print. I have setup it as ECP+EPP on
> address 378 irq ? (normally 7) and SuSE 9.0 "hwinfo --printer" fails to
> find it. /proc/devices shows char. "lp" and /proc/interupts shows
> "parport0" are found. Cups seems to be working correctly and is waiting
> for the printer.
>
> This is a new motherboard Asus A7N8X-E with a untested LPT port. I
> wonder if this may be a acpi issue or a defective port.

Almost definitely an ACPI problem. Try booting with "acpi=off"

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James Oakley
Engineering - SolutionInc Ltd.
joakley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
http://www.solutioninc.com
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