Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 175685
Printing fails with EPSON Stylus C42
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:19 EST
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Description of problem:
Running system-config-printer gives this output:
No match for USB device:
model "Stylus C42"
desc "EPSON Stylus C42"
Although system-config-printer allows me to select the Epson stylus C42UX driver, it just does not seem to want to work. I get nothing but blank pages, and then the printer 'stops'. I have to power-cycle printer just to get my PC to recognise it again.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install FC4
2. Connect Epson printer to USB port
3. Run system-config-printer as root
Actual Results: system-config-printer gave the above error message. Printer did not work correctly.
Expected Results: Printer should be recognised and work correctly.
The warning message will no longer occur in FC5.
How are you printing? Did you try printing a test page using
system-config-printer, or something else?
Yes, I was using system-config-printer. Invoking the command gives the message;
trying to print a test page from the GUI displayed causes the printer to
Please attach the output of 'printconf-tui --Xexport'. Thanks.
Attached is a file with the printconf-tui output.
I have resolved the printer stopping problem. My PC has USB type A connections,
but the printer has a type B connector. I replaced the USB A->B cable I was
using with a new one and the printer seems to work fine now.
Created attachment 122729 [details]
Closing, as it was a hardware problem. Thanks for letting us know.