Re: lp: Driver configured but no interfaces found

Michael Ballbach (
Sun, 1 Dec 1996 15:10:46 -0700 (MST)

On Sun, 1 Dec 1996, Christian Hardmeier wrote:

> I get the message you can see in the subject line every minute now. Does
> anybody know what this comes from? (I haven't tried rebooting now, maybe
> it will disappear, but I'd like to know anyway.)
> I find it very annoying that this message keeps being printed on the
> console and destroying the screen contents. Couldn't the code be changed
> so that it would appear only in the syslogs? It seems to be connected with
> the printer module, so I don't think it's essential for the system. Is it
> anyway?
> TIA,
> Christian

I'm going to take a guess, being a novice, I think that that message means
your missing your printer device, either you didn't define it in your
printcap, or maybe it's missing in /dev. Probably lp1? Anyway, I don't
know if that's right, but perhaps.

Michael A. Ballbach: N0ZTQ

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