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Re: [MiNT] Running a barebones FreeMiNT kernel with Hatari in 000 mode

On 10/15/13 16:27, Matthias Arndt wrote:
Am Montag, den 14.10.2013, 20:43 +0100 schrieb Alan Hourihane:
It's just a character device that outputs data to the printer... So,

cat `some-text-file` > /dev/lp

would print that text file.


Too bad, would make a buffering driver that also copes with the BIOS
printer devices make more sense for compatibility?

In this mode, the driver is useless for Atari users who do not run any
large Unix style packages....

That really is it's purpose though, for Unix programs.