Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 245948
EPSON Stylus D78 not supported
Last modified: 2012-01-11 01:10:36 EST
Description of problem:
The EPSON Stylus D78 is detected as such by name, but issues the following
warning message to the console:
No match for USB device:
model "Stylus D78"
desc "EPSON Stylus D78"
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Choose 'foomatic' as the component.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
FWIW the D68 driver works.
I'd use that, but it's not supported either ..
.. or at least it isn't under Epson in the dialog box.
It's "Stylus D68", and it ought to be have been selected automatically for you
when you plugged the printer in -- was it not?
.. hence the problem report
Well, I didn't know from your initial report whether the printer was working and
you were following the instructions to report the ID, or whether the printer was
not working at all. But now I know. :-)
Please edit /etc/syslog.conf and adjust the line that begins:
to instead begin:
and restart syslog (/sbin/service syslog restart). Now remove any queues
associated with the Epson Stylus D68 printer, and disconnect the printer from
the computer. Run 'date' to check the time this was done.
Now connect the printer to the computer and wait for a few minutes. Then take a
look at /var/log/messages and copy in the messages that occurred from the time
the printer was disconnected. Thanks.
I think this system has deeper issues. It doesn't show either the D78 or the D68
in the list of Epson printers on offer. I assume from your comments that the
list should include: "Epson" "Stylus D68", could you please confirm this.
I won't be able to do too much debugging though as this is a production machine
and I have lashed up the printer by installing an independent build of
gutenprint and kicking system-config-printer into using the ppd for the D68 from
out of their database.
What does 'rpm -q gutenprint-foomatic' say? If it is not installed, please
install it and see if that makes things any better.
Actually, please show me the output of this command:
rpm -q gutenprint-foomatic gutenprint-cups
If you don't have either of those packages installed, that would explain it.
Still needs ID adding. (Ironically, I actually have this exact model now...)
# lpinfo --include-schemes=usb -l -v
Device: uri = usb://EPSON/Stylus%20D78
class = direct
info = EPSON Stylus D78
make-and-model = EPSON Stylus D78
device-id = MFG:EPSON;CMD:ESCPL2,BDC,D4,D4PX;MDL:Stylus D78;CLS:PRINTER;DES:EPSON Stylus D78;
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