Re: working of /dev/lp0 and /dev/lp1

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Thu Jun 15 2000 - 22:18:16 CEST

On Thu, Jun 15, 2000 at 08:44:52PM +0200, jef knoors nicely wrote:
> 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

In muLinux, you has lp0, lp1 and lp2. With kernel 2.0.*, I always
used lp1 as LPT port, but in 2.2.* works lp0.
First of all, "insmod lp".


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