Bug 16859 - Deskjet 895Cse works in Mandrake 7.1 but not in RH Beta
Summary: Deskjet 895Cse works in Mandrake 7.1 but not in RH Beta
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhs-printfilters
Version: 7.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Crutcher Dunnavant
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Keywords: FutureFeature
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2000-08-24 12:22 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-24 12:27:52 UTC


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Description Need Real Name 2000-08-24 12:22:27 UTC
While this is not really a bug per sae, it is odd. I have a HP Deskjet 
895Cse (parallel, as I can't get usb to work correctly) which prints fine 
under Mandrake 7.1 (an option for HP Deskjet 890 works). I could not find 
this in Pinstripe.

Thanks,
Robert Saul

Comment 1 Crutcher Dunnavant 2001-02-01 21:13:46 UTC
We are changing to a totally new printing system, using the database from
http://www.linuxprinting.org, and this is seeing a huge flux in the listed
printers. This database lists the HP Deskjet 895Cse, while our old printerdb in
rhs-printfilters didn't.

If you would like to 'fake it up' for use in RH before the new release, edit
/usr/lib/rhs/rhs-printfilters/printerdb and copy and edit a printer entry to do
the following:
1) the printer key (StartEntry: keyishere) must be unique in the file. name it
something like ("myHPDeskJet895Cse")
2) the printer description must be unique in the file.
3) set the driver to "cdj890", or if that gives you problems, try "cdj880".


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