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Bug 149197 - hangs when trying to add a printer
hangs when trying to add a printer
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: system-config-printer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2005-02-20 19:08 EST by Igor Antoshechkin
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-22 17:44:28 EST
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Description Igor Antoshechkin 2005-02-20 19:08:20 EST
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Description of problem:
Always hangs when tying to configure a printer using menu. If the text
version id used, everything goes well untill saving the settings, at
which poing it hangs as well. I think, as a result of this, OpenOffice
does not start (hangs) too. 

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Just try using it from either the menu or command line.

Actual Results:  the program hangs

Expected Results:  should not

Additional info:

This is happening on a dell 450 workstation that was configured to run
RH8 (by dell).
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2005-02-21 12:28:49 EST
If you run it from the command line do you get any messages displayed in the
terminal window?
Comment 2 Igor Antoshechkin 2005-02-21 15:19:24 EST
(In reply to comment #1)
> If you run it from the command line do you get any messages displayed in the
> terminal window?

No it just hangs.
Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2005-02-22 05:54:45 EST
What happens when you run this command as root?:

/sbin/service cups restart
Comment 4 Igor Antoshechkin 2005-02-22 17:19:26 EST
cups restarted ok and I could run system-config-printer after that. It does seem
a little strange to me since I did reboot the computer several times but
system-config-printer still did not run. Anyway, now everything is fine,
including OpenOffice. Thanks a lot for the help.
Comment 5 Tim Waugh 2005-02-22 17:44:28 EST
Okay, closing.

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