cups 1.2.2 and parallel port printers
xfb52 at dial.pipex.com
Thu Sep 7 07:40:15 PDT 2006
Robert Huff wrote:
>Jona Joachim writes:
>> > _In my case_, CUPS as ported does not like the permissions on
>> > /dev/lpt0*. They default to "crw-------"; setting them to
>> > "crw-rw-rw-" makes the parallel printer appear.
>> > There should be a way to tall devfs to change those permissions
>> > automatically, but I haven't been able to figure it out.
>> You have to specify
>> perm lpt0 0666
>> in /etc/devfs.conf
>huff at jerusalem>> dir /dev/lpt*
>crw------- 1 root wheel 0, 79 Sep 5 20:45 /dev/lpt0
>crw------- 1 root wheel 0, 80 Sep 5 20:45 /dev/lpt0.ctl
>huff at jerusalem>> grep lpt /etc/devfs.conf
># make lpt0 available to CUPS
>perm /dev/lpt0 0666
Did you as root do
sh /etc/rc.d/devfs start
AFAIK rules are only applied when the node is created, which it already
would have been when you added/changed your rule.
Also not /dev/lpt0 but just lpt0. Devfs rules only apply to /dev!
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