working of /dev/lp0 and /dev/lp1

From: jef knoors (
Date: Thu Jun 15 2000 - 20:44:52 CEST

Hello everybody,

Is there someone who can explain the working of the devices to me?
I tried "cat log > /dev/lp1"
and got the following answer:
cat: not able to create the device

What did I (wrongly) remove? The devices are still in /dev
Thanks in advance

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