Getting a BJC2100SP to work

Richard Rose richard58 at
Mon Feb 4 21:27:28 EST 2002

On Sat, 2 Feb 2002 21:12, Damien Elmes wrote:
> Richard Rose <richard58 at> writes:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I am having a bit of trouble getting a Canon BJC2100SP printer to work on
> > my RedHat 7.2 Box. Nothing I do seems to be able to get anything to
> > print. I have even tried sending raw text to /dev/lp0 but to no avail.
> > Can anyone tell me what I am missing.
> Newer Canon printers no longer even except plain text. Check
> to see what support is like under Linux

Checked there. Basically the printer should work with the stp drivers but the 
person who wrote the blurb said that they had only tried it as a USB device. 
I picked up a USB cable but still no joy (yes I did change the config to look 
at /dev/usb/lp0)

Richard R :-)

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