Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 149197
hangs when trying to add a printer
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:16 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.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Just try using it from either the menu or command line.
Actual Results: the program hangs
Expected Results: should not
This is happening on a dell 450 workstation that was configured to run
RH8 (by dell).
If you run it from the command line do you get any messages displayed in the
(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.
What happens when you run this command as root?:
/sbin/service cups restart
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.