path to parallel port

Posted on 2005-05-06
Last Modified: 2013-12-09
I am trying to get my printer working again and a question that comes up is "what is the full path to the parallel port?"  At the moment, I am using /dev/lpt0.  I am on openbsd 3.6.   Please advise.
Question by:astar666
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    that should be correct.

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    or /dev/lpa0

    for last number look up in dmesg:

    grep ^lpt /var/run/dmesg.boot
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    try cat /etc/motd > /dev/lpt0
    ot lpa0
    to test out.

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