Bug 1420 - printer setup fails
printer setup fails
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: linuxconf (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-03-04 09:08 EST by rblach
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-22 18:47:30 EST
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Description rblach 1999-03-04 09:08:38 EST
When I try to configure a printer without samba and ncpfs,
the printer setup icon fails to come up.  This is very
frustrating since I do not either of these.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-03-08 14:08:59 EST
do you get an error message or stack trace?

What happens when you run printtool from the command line?
Comment 2 rblach 1999-03-09 04:34:59 EST
H'mmm.  Here were the exact set of circumstances.
I had just finished upgrading from 5.1 to 5.2.  As an additional
printer, I have the hp 710 installed with the package from
//www.rpi.edu/~normat/technical/ppa/  (GREAT SOFTWARE).
When I went to the printtool to add printer and the samba error box
appeared.   There were no printers displayed in the  tool,
even though there was a printcap file.   Every time I hit ok to the
samba error responce, the netware printer warning appeared.   After
hitting ok the second time, the warning dissapeared and so did the

I had to delete queues by hand and readd them by the printtool.

I cant get it to fail now.  It must have been an upgrade problem.

Comment 3 rblach 1999-03-09 20:03:59 EST
No, unfortunately did NOT get an error trace and I cant make it fail
again.  This is as frustrating as the initial failure.
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 1999-03-22 18:47:59 EST
if you can replicate this, re-open the bug.

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