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Date:      Mon, 5 Jul 1999 10:54:16 +1000
From:      "Andrew Johns" <A_Johns@TurnAround.com.au>
To:        "Parker Brown" <phbrown@gte.net>, "Tech Support" <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: "lpt:  lp:  unknown printer"
Message-ID:  <000001bec680$e8192c70$4001a8c0@tasajohns.turnaround.com.au>
In-Reply-To: <377FF79D.2669802E@gte.net>

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Could you please send the contents of your /etc/printcap, as well as the
filter program you're trying to use.  Also, please include details on
how you start the printer daemon lpd.

Basically, we'll need more info to help you...

Cheers

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG]On Behalf Of Parker Brown
> Sent: Monday, 5 July 1999 10:09
> To: Tech Support
> Subject: "lpt: lp: unknown printer"
>
>
> That's what I get when I use the lpr command, and printcap
> contains the
> alias lp, and lp=/dev/lpt0 (which I created with MAKEDEV).  As root,
> running the lptest described in the Handbook gives me one
> line of output
> followed by two blank pages.
>
> Please help.  I've scoured both the Handbook and "The
> Complete FreeBSD",
> tried several other things, and have noplace else to go.
>
>
>
>
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