SCO Unix/System V Printing FAQ

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Print jobs fail, and I get mail complaining "tcgetattr failed: No such device" or "inappropriate I/O control operation" (SCO Unix/System V)

This is caused by an "stty" line in the interface script for a printer that is not connected to a serial or parallel port. Remove the line or use a different interface script.

See What are printer interface scripts?

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