No serial ports on AIX 4.3

Michael Sweet mike at
Thu Jan 20 10:59:30 PST 2005

Anonymous wrote:
> OS: AIX 4.3.3, Serial Ports: digiboard port devices
> The serial ports are defined as /dev/lp17, /dev/lp18, etc...
> When I run lpinfo -v, I don't have any serial ports listed.
> Is CUPS looking for a special naming convention?  The backend
> "serial" executable exists...

The backend is probably not scanning those device files; please file
a RFE at:

and provide a list of the device names we should look for...

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Document Software

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