Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 139629
Locally connected Epson printers fail to print in Fedora 3
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:54 EST
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Description of problem:
No match for USB device:
model "Stylus COLOR 777"
desc "EPSON Stylus COLOR 777"
Please report this message in Bugzilla:
Choose 'foomatic' as the component.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Update to Fedora Core 3.0
2. Printing fails
3.Invoke printtool as root
Actual Results: The Epson Stylus 777 connected via USB to
/dev/usb/lp0 is rcognized but fails to print.
Ditto with a parallel port connection to /dev/lp0
The error message above appears when invoking printtool
Expected Results: Printing, as before in Fedora Core 2.
Printing to a networked printer works, but not with the tes-page from
Please confirm the product you are using: this is filed against Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 3, but you mention Fedora Core 3. Which one are you using?
Sorry, I did not notice the fc3 entry at the top of the menu.
i am using FC3 (with all the updates till 11/16).
I tried three different kernels (2.6.9 custom, 2.6.7, and
-2.6.9-1.667) with the same effect.
usbview lists the printer just like in FC2, and other USB devices
(scanner, storage) work fine.
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Then I'd like you to run printtool again and see if the correct printer model
is selected automatically. I understand that there are additional problems
beyond getting the model automatically selected, but I'd like to concentrate on
this part first.
With the new xml file the printer is recognized , though the gui
interface is very slow. I am testing it further and will report back
if problems arise.
Seems to work fine now -- even as a shared printer from my
Thanks for the help!
Great, thanks for testing.