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Bug 246735 - No match for Okidata 6ex
No match for Okidata 6ex
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: foomatic (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2007-07-04 11:04 EDT by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2007-0708
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Last Closed: 2007-11-15 11:00:54 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2007:0708 normal SHIPPED_LIVE foomatic bug fix update 2007-11-14 11:40:44 EST

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Description Tim Waugh 2007-07-04 11:04:01 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #143964 +++

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Description of problem:
When running system-config-printer from an xterm and selecting "New
queue" from the action menu, the following is displayed in the xterm

No match for parallel port device:
  model "OKIDATA OKIPAGE 6ex"
  desc "OKIDATA OKIPAGE 6ex (HP4P)"
Please report this message in Bugzilla:
Choose 'foomatic' as the component.

If I continue with the configuration and choose "Okidata" as the
manufacturer and "Okipage 6ex" as the model, the recommended "hpijs"
driver installs and works just fine.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. On a system with a connected, but not yet configured, Okidata 6ex
printer, launch system-config-printer from a terminal window.

2. Click on the "New" icon, or select "New queue" from the action menu.


Actual Results:  The above message is displayed in the terminal window.

Expected Results:  No message.

Additional info:

The list of drivers includes "Okipage 6e/6ex" which does _NOT_ work
with this printer.  The "Okipage 6ex" driver works if the printer is
set to "HP4" emulation.
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-07-04 11:16:11 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2007-11-15 11:00:54 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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