Bug 154253 - Support lacking for HP6840 printer
Support lacking for HP6840 printer
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: foomatic (Show other bugs)
4.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Blocks: 154409
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Reported: 2005-04-08 14:49 EDT by Ezra Peisach
Modified: 2012-06-20 09:19 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-06-20 09:19:59 EDT
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Description Ezra Peisach 2005-04-08 14:49:06 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050322 Red Hat/1.7.6-1.4.1

Description of problem:
The version of foomatic that is shipped with RHEL 4 lacks entries for the HP6840 printer. In adding the network HP printer, the deskjet 6840 printer is not listed.

An easy fix is to update to foomatic-3.0.2-13 as found in fedora.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
foomatic-3.0.2-3

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Add printer utility
2. Give a description
3. Indicate that it is a network printer
4. Look through the vender specific drivers.
  

Additional info:

Update to foomatic-3.0.2-13 (fedora) provides the proper description:

/usr/share/foomatic/db/source/printer/HP-DeskJet_6840.xml
Comment 1 Suzanne Hillman 2005-04-11 11:38:00 EDT
Internal RFE bug #154409 entered; will be considered for future releases.
Comment 2 Jiri Pallich 2012-06-20 09:19:59 EDT
Thank you for submitting this issue for consideration in Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The release for which you requested us to review is now End of Life. 
Please See https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/

If you would like Red Hat to re-consider your feature request for an active release, please re-open the request via appropriate support channels and provide additional supporting details about the importance of this issue.

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