I am having trouble after installing Red Hat 6.1. When
I use print tool to set up my HP DeskJet 670C, it
tells me that the paralell port is not detected (it
actually tells me that lp0, lp1 and lp2 are not
detected). The printer works fine under Windowze and
did work fine under Red Hat 5.2 and Star Office. Doing
and ls -l on /dev/lp0 shows it is there.
I had a similar problem with the serial port not being
detected under Red Hat 5.2 and eventually changed a
setting in the BIOS and it detected the serial port.
The serial port is detected under Red Hat 6.1, and I
have tried changing settings in the BIOS for the
paralell port to no avail. I even changed the setting
in the BIOS for Pug and Play OS from yes to no so the
BIOS would sort out settings automagically - still no
lpd is running and lpr is installed. I have checked
the boot message and didn't see any reference to a
paralell port. I think there was a reference to it
when Red Hat 5.2 booted, I can't be sure. When
installing Red Hat 6.1, I did select printer support
from the install menu and have tried re-installing it.
The printing HOWTO assumes the printer port is set up
already, so I am now at a loss.
Any suggestions? (Apologies for the length of post)
Enfield, Co. Meath, Ireland.
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