parallel printer

Gary Jennejohn gary.jennejohn at
Mon Feb 4 11:37:18 PST 2008

On Mon, 04 Feb 2008 09:11:41 -0800
Jim Pazarena <famd64 at> wrote:

> I loaded 7.0RC1 on a new amd dual core machine
> and when setting up the parallel printer actually,
> when trying to print, the report starts, but the machine does
> a panic and reboot.
> The system works fine in all other aspects, such as it is handing
> out DHCP properly to a few other computers, it functions fine
> ethernet wise ('re' driver works as expected).
> This core dump at parallel printing is a show stopper for me.
> Any ideas?

AFAIK there's an error in handling interrupts. Try ``lptcontrol -p''
to run in polled mode (works for me).

Note that this problem is not specific to AMD64.

Gary Jennejohn

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