Bug 11209 - lpd print problems to WinNT
Summary: lpd print problems to WinNT
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: lpr   
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Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2000-05-03 21:21 UTC by david.heim
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-06-17 18:25:34 UTC
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Description david.heim 2000-05-03 21:21:09 UTC
The Linux lpd daemon appears to send bad information.  The Windoze TCPIP
print server of course does not indicate the problem, but upon setting up
the HP-UX FAXPRT printer as a remote queue on the linux server I found that
the linux server was requesting over a billion copies of the fax print size
information in request is fairly bogus. linux does not offer much in the
way of 'tracking' errors or status of the print request.

I set up the Rightfax (WinNT fax software) queue on our Digital UNIX server
as a linux printer and it fared no better.

Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-06-17 18:25:33 UTC
It's probably an NT bug - but given the lack of error messages, we can't tell
for sure.
Does upgrading to LPRng (in Rawhide, or at
http://www.astart.com/LPRng_main_page.htm, if you prefer to build from source)

Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-07-17 15:21:48 UTC
Closing due to lack of user input

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