open ("/dev/lpt0" ...) hangup solved

Rick C. Petty rick-freebsd at
Sat Jul 22 17:25:50 UTC 2006

On Sat, Jul 22, 2006 at 10:03:25AM -0700, george+freebsd at wrote:
> So the real simple fix is to prevent the plip0 interface from coming
> up.  I thought the simple fix for this was to put:
> ifconfig_plip0="noauto"

This is supposed to work?  I thought the values to the ifconfig_* variables
were passed directly to ifconfig(8)..

> into my rc.conf.  But it still came up anyway.  So I put:
> network_interfaces="sis0 re0 lo0"
> in rc.conf, explicitly excluding plip0.  But plip0 still came up!
> What am I doing wrong now?
> (When I manually "ifconfig plip0 down", the whole printing problem
> is solved.)

What's wrong with using:



-- Rick C. Petty

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