Getting a BJC2100SP to work

Richard Rose richard58 at
Mon Feb 4 21:28:44 EST 2002

On Sat, 2 Feb 2002 23:41, Peter Barker wrote:
> On Sat, 2 Feb 2002, Richard Rose wrote:
> > 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.
> I assume you're running a stock system - so you have all the appropriate
> modules, and they are loaded?
> What happened when  you sent plain text to /dev/lp0? Did it give you an
> error, or just swallow it? A strace may be useful.

No errors, is seemed to just swallow it. Never used strace before.

Richard R :-)

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