Find More Posts by markush. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Here’s what I entered and the feedback: Yes, Is the dmesg and lspci output in comments 16 and 15 are from the kernel posted in A parallel port on the back of a computer is DB female.

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Be sure to start off at bios. Had this working with lot of researching on this Upgraded to raring on 0 days ago dmi.

Re: Wheezy and parallel port

I’m trying to setup a pc with linux to control a hardware connected to the parallel port parallel port on mainboard, not on PCI. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. That will allow the upstream Developers to examine the issue, and may provide a quicker resolution to the bug. Post as a guest Name. Can you collect the output from the following comment, while running the test porg The porh step is to email the appropriate mailing list.


We have driver support up to 2.

CONFIG_PPDEV: Support for user-space parallel port device drivers

Might be that the port speed is too high for printer or the printer is really serial using the old connector. Sign up using Facebook.

Nonetheless, note that it affects uuser later kernels. We need to identify the earliest kernel where the issue started happening as well as the latest kernel that did not have this issue.

Changed in linux Ubuntu Precise: One thing I should have mentioned is that the printer works just fine as a dumb printer on ppdfv same port when I boot into Windows, so I’ve sort of ruled out BIOS settings, cable problems and that sort of thing. Before anyone picks me up on this I have read Arceye’s stuff but it is a bit beyond my computing capabilities at this time.

Thanks for all the help testing, and your patience. I hope this makes more sense to you, I’do not understand anything. It would be useful if you find some very old documentation about printing with Linux dated back in the mid 90s.

Parallel Port issue! – LinuxCNC

However no activity on the port. The patched kernel of 15 http: Disable D3cold for buggy TI redrivers. It was not very detailed but I managed. I wouldn’t think so, but have been away from the nuts and bolts of this stuff for so long This is obviously very dependent on debiab specific implementation and not very reliable as 5V is very weak compared to the expected 12V.


Can you test the following kernels and report back? The time now uuser Join Date Oct Beans 5. Download full text I loaded Ubuntu Parallel Port printer with Ubuntu I think I am well out of my depth here and need to learn about the parxllel basics like use of Terminal etc.

Would it be possible for you to open an upstream bug report[0]? Sign up using Email and Password. The big thing, which I did not notice deblan your first few lines you posted a while back, is that you are not running 8.