Bug 20516 - prittool crashes and is not able to add printers
prittool crashes and is not able to add printers
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 18686
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: printtool (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2000-11-08 09:26 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-26 00:10:04 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2000-11-08 09:26:52 EST
I reported this bug to the creators of pnm2ppa, because I thought that it
was driver problem. This seems not to be the case: (I had installed a
HP710c local printer with printtool, which at first worked correctly)

I have this situation now:

-the command /sbin/modprobe lp crashes the system (at least I loose mouse
and keuboeard access)
- lpd gives FAILED when the system is being shutted down
- prittool crashes the system when trying to add a local printer.
- the ppa_detect script crashes the system (I suppose that this is because
executes modprobe lp )
- Duncan Haldane, from pnm2ppa suggested me that lp is corrupted, after
having uninstalled and reinstalled the LPrng, printtool and pnm2ppa

I don't know how to fix it. Do you have any clue ?
Please, let me know any news or if you need more data.
Thank you in advance
					Claudio Pastorino
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2000-11-24 15:14:38 EST
This problem is a consecuence of the bug  18686.
When localhost is not well configured, lpd does not work correctly.
It's easily solved configuring localhost. See 18686
Comment 2 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-11-26 00:09:36 EST
lpd isn't run from xinetd, which the quoted bug points at (and this issue was
fixed a long time ago, and an errata fixing this and other problems was released
- install by running up2date)
Comment 3 Crutcher Dunnavant 2001-03-15 17:33:14 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 18686 ***

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