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Re: [TCLUG:3797] Kernel 2.2.0 - Good news!!! (and printer question)

Ok... I finally had time to look at this, with no joy so far.  I did have
to switch my /dev/lp link over to lp0, but this doesn't seem to be the
problem.  Is there something specific in /etc/printcap I need to change
manually, or is there a utility I need to use?  Also, I wouldn't mind just
reading up on the problem, if I knew what would help.?

TIA again..

-----Original Message-----
From: Clay Fandre <>
To: <>
Date: Saturday, January 30, 1999 6:50 PM
Subject: Re: [TCLUG:3797] Kernel 2.2.0 - Good news!!! (and printer

The new kernels (>2.1.x) switched the first parallel port to lp0. (2.0.x
lp1). Make sure you update your /etc/printcap file to point to the new


Vince Platt wrote:
> No I'm not going to tell you that the new kernel is out.
> But I just wanted to let you all know that my sound is finally
> It's a big deal for me because I have an Ensoniq AudioPCI.  On top of
> that, my Zip drive works without warnings, and my 3D card (STB Velocity
> 128 - Riva based) now actually gets used for its acceleration abilities.
> My only problem is that my printer stopped working entirely for non-text
> modes.  I probably need to read a FAQ or two to get this straightened
> but that should be fun(?) anyway.
> Well.. *I* was excited.
> Anyone who has a clue on the printer problem, please suggest fixes.
> now, those modes just dump an error message to the printer (which I
> have a copy of right now).  TIA on this!