Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 241537
No printing after cups updates
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:50:43 EST
Description of problem:
On any cups update, my printer stops working and I have to disinstall and
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
any release in FC6
Steps to Reproduce:
2.print a test page (nothing happens)
3.disinstall and re-install
no job printing
It should print after cups update
Using a Samsung ML-1610 laser printer with foomatic/gdi driver
Please attach the /var/log/cups/error_log file after a failed print attempt
after such an upgrade. Thanks.
Created attachment 158203 [details]
Error_log file for bug
It is a part of var/log/cups/error_log file
Please note that bug is for FC6 and F7 that I am using (and it is fully updated..)
So you're still seeing the problem in F-7?
The problem seems to be that the HAL URI for the printer is not "stable" -- i.e.
it changes from time to time.
This was used for job 630 (which failed):
This was used for job 631 (which succeeded):
So the problem is that hal is giving us inconsistent URIs for this device.
still seeing in F7. I wonder why after installation of printer, CUPS sees it
but call for the installation of another USB printer (same model, of course).
And after saying yes, now I have two twin printer (software, I mean..) also in
Really disappointing especially for newbies :-)
Please clarify what you mean by:
"CUPS sees it but call for the installation of another USB printer"
I mean that if I had already installed my printer not by CUPS but by
system-config-printer, a standard user should not see another printer ready to
be installed in CUPS. I think that something is not clear....especially for
I don't expect "newbies" to be configuring printers using the web interface in
addition to system-config-printer. The problem you mention concerns CUPS -- if
you think it is something that needs attention, please file a separate bug
report. (FWIW, the upstream bug reporting site is http://cups.org/str.php)
just updated Cups and I report that the bug seems to be solved.For the first
time I had not to disinstall and re-install my Samsung Laser printer
Tnx for help
Great. Thanks for letting me know.