Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 154253
Support lacking for HP6840 printer
Last modified: 2012-06-20 09:19:59 EDT
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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):
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.
Update to foomatic-3.0.2-13 (fedora) provides the proper description:
Internal RFE bug #154409 entered; will be considered for future releases.
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