Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 188240
Postscript files fail to print on Brother HL-1240
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:29 EST
Description of problem:
Postcript files fail to print on Brother HL-1240, ghostscript fails
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Linux cembalo 2.6.16-1.2080_FC5 #1 Tue Mar 28 03:38:34 EST 2006 i686 i686 i386
How reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. lpr <postcript file>
Actual results: File does not print, remains in printer queue
Expected results: File is printed
Foomatic log file shows that ghostscript stops.
I have tried the hint suggested in 187907 (change the 'fitplot' option to
'false' using system-config-printer), but to no avail.
I attach two ps files that will not print, one from Firefox, the other from
LaTeX (dvips) as well as the corresponding foomatic log files.
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Postcript file from LaTeX
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Firefox PS output
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Foomatic log for Firefox output
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Foomatic log for LaTeX output
Does 'lpr -ofitplot=false ...' work?
It works indeed for printing the file generated by Firefox, but not for the
LaTeX / dvips output.
Can you show me the foomatic-rip.log file for printing the dvips output using
'-ofitplot=false' please? Thanks.
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Foomatic log for dvips and lpr -ofitplot=false
Please try these rc1.2.8 packages:
Seems to work here, anyway.
Thanks, that worked. Even without -ofitplot=false (but then the printout was
Any idea what caused this behaviour?
Yes; the pstops filter was buggy. Thanks for testing it.