bin/57630: lptcontrol gives "device busy" if device turned off

Klaus-J.Wolf yanestra at
Sun Oct 5 19:00:38 PDT 2003

>Number:         57630
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       lptcontrol gives "device busy" if device turned off
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Oct 05 19:00:36 PDT 2003
>Originator:     Klaus-J. Wolf
>Release:        FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE i386
System: FreeBSD golulu.logelhorst.xx 5.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE #12: Tue Sep 23 15:50:50 CEST 2003 toor at golulu.logelhorst.xx:/usr/src/sys/i386/compile/GOLULU i386

"lptcontrol -ei -d /dev/lpt0" during boot time fails with "device busy"
if the printer is turned off at that time.

# dmesg|grep lpt
lpt0: <Printer> on ppbus0
lpt0: Interrupt-driven port

Turn printer off. Type "lptcontrol -i -d /dev/lpt0".



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