Bug 115585 - creating a new JetDirect print queue gives error message
Summary: creating a new JetDirect print queue gives error message
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-printer   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2004-02-13 17:57 UTC by Bernd Bartmann
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-05 07:28:42 UTC
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Description Bernd Bartmann 2004-02-13 17:57:48 UTC
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Description of problem:
When trying to create a new JetDirect print queue (no other queues
configured yet) to a HP LJ 5M printer I get this error after applying
all changes and waiting for the test page:

Problem while sending CUPS test page to queue 'hplj5m':
lpr: unable to print file: server-error-service-unavailable

After clicking ok and manually selecting the CUPS test page from the
test menu it works.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. setup a new JetDirect printer

Additional info:

Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2004-02-18 13:05:06 UTC
How about if you increase the sleep time at line 1159 of
/usr/share/printconf/util/addQueue.py?  It looks like:

                time.sleep (5)

for 5 seconds -- try 15 or something.

Comment 2 Bernd Bartmann 2004-02-18 15:31:44 UTC
Line number is 1291 on my system. Anyway, this seems to fix the problem.

Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2004-02-18 15:43:13 UTC
What's the smallest delay that works?  Does a 10-second delay work,
for instance?  Is this a particularly slow machine?

Comment 4 Bernd Bartmann 2004-02-18 16:50:52 UTC
Weird. Today it sometimes even works with a 5 secs delay, but 10 secs
seems to be always ok.

The machine is a VMware image with bridged networking, 256 MB RAM
running on 3 GHz PIV, 2 GB RAM host system. The VMware sessions feels
indeed a little bit slow compared to a FC1 VMware image.

Comment 5 Tim Waugh 2004-02-18 17:03:08 UTC
I've changed this to 10 seconds in CVS.  Will be picked up by the next

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