Usb parallel adaptor weird problem (pl2305)

Sebastián Ariel Mazzitelli samazzitelli at
Fri Mar 20 20:03:20 UTC 2009

I'm gonna try testing the printer in an older machine and also i have 
another lpt printer so i'll test it with the adapter and see what happens.
It's going to take me a few days to set everything up, so i'll be back 
with the test results in a short wile.


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> Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 19:51:40 -0500
> From: Chris Mohler <cr33dog at>
> Subject: Re: Usb parallel adaptor weird problem (pl2305)
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> On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 5:51 PM, Sebasti?n Ariel Mazzitelli
> <samazzitelli at> wrote:
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>> I'm assuming that the usb-parallel adapter is the problem but i don't know how to solve it.
> I think you may be right -  USB<-->LPT adapters have always given me problems.
> Do you have an older machine around that you can boot a live CD on and
> test it (and the driver) on the parallel port?
> Chris

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