need help getting lpr/lpt working again.

Frank Shute frank at
Sat Feb 16 09:11:36 UTC 2008

On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 12:47:30PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> 	People,
> 	Can anybody clue me in on getting my hp500 working?
> 	I don't care if I use CUPS or the old way with  lpd and lpr.
> 	There is no /dev/lpt0 in /dev, and /etc/devfs.* does  not 
> 	create this file.   
> 	So, first question is: how to create /dev/lpt0, mod 0666/
> 	I've used /etc/printcap and postscript successfully for years.
> 	thanks,
> 	gary

Have you put:


in /etc/rc.conf and tried starting up the daemon?



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