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Re: [SLE] Printing problem after upgrade to 7.0
  • From: brosenb@xxxxxxxx (Ben Rosenberg)
  • Date: Sat, 2 Dec 2000 15:39:56 -0800
  • Message-id: <20001202153956.A18065@xxxxxxxx>

Date: Sat, 2 Dec 2000 15:39:56 -0800
From: Ben Rosenberg <brosenb@xxxxxxxx>
Message-ID: <20001202153956.A18065@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [SLE] Printing problem after upgrade to 7.0

It appears you are on the right track. Now log in as
YaST2 and launch the printer module so it can be configured. You
should be able to get it working in YaST2.

* Guido Milanese (gmilanese@xxxxxxxxx) [001202 15:08]:
-**-On 02-Dec-00 Jerry Kreps wrote:
-**-> SuSE 7 uses modules to load drivers.
-**-> do a "cat /proc/modules" to see if lp is listed among the installed
-**-> modules.
-**-OK, it was not installed.
-**-> If not then su to root and do "modprobe lp".
-**-Did it. Now there are several new lines, including printcap, and this
-**-crucial one:
-**-lp 5476 0 (unused)
-**-is it correct?
-**-> If your printer is on, and online, you should hear it cycle when the
-**-> lp module loads.
-**-No noise at all...
-**-> Redo the "cat /proc/modules" and you will see lp and some
-**-> associated modules listed.
-**-OK. But when I try to print, I now obtain this message:
-**-lpr: fatal error: no printcap entry for printer lp
-**-I also tried with
-**-lpr filename -Pljet3
-**-but the answer is always the same.
-**-this is driving me crazy...
-**-E-Mail: Guido Milanese <gmilanese@xxxxxxxxx>
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