FreeBSD 6.0/6.1: open ("/dev/lpt0" ...) hangs up

Julian H. Stacey jhs at
Sat Jul 22 09:58:18 UTC 2006

> I suspect plip has outlived its usefulness.

PL-IP is still useful. Like ed, one wouldnt want to use it every day,
but it's useful for fallback bootstrapping / rescue / 1st install,
if ether fails etc.

Julian Stacey.  Consultant Unix Net & Sys. Eng., Munich.
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