On May 27, 6:34 am, Bill Marcum wrote:
> On 26 May 2007 12:47:06 -0700, iyigunce...@gmail.com
>
> wrote:
>
> > I have opensuse 10.2 and a HP LaserJet 1100A parallel laser printer.
> > Drivers for this printer is available. I have them. My problem is I
> > cannot find any printer in parallel port. If I could find the printer
> > I would install the drivers.

>
> > In system logs there's an error message like this:

>
> > May 26 21:28:14 suse kernel: parport0: PC-style at 0x378 (0x778)
> > [PCSPP,TRISTATE]
> > May 26 21:28:14 suse kernel: parport0: Printer, Hewlett-Packard HP
> > LaserJet 1100
> > May 26 21:28:14 suse kernel: parport 0x17a (WARNING): CTR: wrote 0x0c,
> > read 0xff
> > May 26 21:28:14 suse kernel: parport 0x17a (WARNING): DATA: wrote
> > 0xaa, read 0xff

>
> The kernel found the parallel port at 0x378, but then it looks for a
> port at decimal 378 (0x17a).
>
> --


Then why I cannot find anything on parallel port do you think? When I
write echo something > /dev/lp0, it doesn't print anything. And
printer setup utility hp-setup cannot find any printer on parallel
port neither.

Am I missing something? Should I do something about 0x17a error?
Thanks,

Iyigun