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Re: [NOT SOLVED] Enable printer wierdness ??



On Mon, 2007-01-01 at 18:17 -0500, William Case wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-01-01 at 16:23 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-01-01 at 14:30 -0500, William Case wrote:
> > > i Karn and Anne;
> > > 
> > > I failed to input a location; at the moment there is only one
> > > location.
> > > When I re-set my printer using CUPS:631 last night I input a location,
> > > now it seems to work properly.  I am really sorry for taking up your
> > > time unnecessarily.  Working late at night and succumbing to
> > > frustration
> > > is my only excuse. 
> 
> > That's fascinating. In my experience the location (if you mean what room
> > the printer is in) is irrelevant in configuring the printer.
> > --
> 
> You are right.  It seems that the problem only comes up at re-boot.  I
> have just tried several different programs in varying order, logging in
> and out.  It seemed to work.  Then I tried re-booting and the problem
> returned. To reiterate:
> 
> 1) I re-boot; login; check the system-configure-printing gui and
> CUPS:631.  My HP psc-1310-series is enabled and default.
> 2) I open any of four different applications; create a test page of
> gobblyguk.
> 3) I use the print command on the File menu tab.  Check that the HPchkconfig cups-config-daemon off

If not restart cups-config-daemon by running: 
--
> psc-1310-series printer is listed and selected. The test page is placed
> in the printing queue -- but does not print.
> 4) Recheck the system-configure-printing gui and CUPS:631 and my printer
> is no longer enabled in the system-configure-printing gui.  I re-enable
> it and the queue prints.
> 5) The printer continues to print until I re-boot.
> 
> (By the way, If you hear in the news that an older man in Ottawa Canada
> mysteriously drowned in his basement under six feet of paper, would you
> let the authorities know what I was working on?)
Before you drown try one more thing if you haven't before. Stop
cups-config-daemon by running:
service cups-config-daemon stop

If that cures things then run : chkconfig cups-config-daemon off

If not restart cups-config-daemon by running:
 service cups-config-daemon start
--
> -- 
> Regards Bill
>  ======================================================================= In Pierre Trudeau, Canada has finally produced a Prime Minister worthy of assassination. -- John Diefenbaker ======================================================================= Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: akonstam sbcglobal net


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