Bug 246741 - Locally connected Epson printers fail to print in Fedora 3
Summary: Locally connected Epson printers fail to print in Fedora 3
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: foomatic   
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Version: 4.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2007-07-04 15:04 UTC by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2007-0708
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-11-15 16:01:05 UTC
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Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2007:0708 normal SHIPPED_LIVE foomatic bug fix update 2007-11-14 16:40:44 UTC

Description Tim Waugh 2007-07-04 15:04:20 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #139629 +++

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Description of problem:
# printtool
No match for USB device:
  mfr "EPSON"
  model "Stylus COLOR 777"
  desc "EPSON Stylus COLOR 777"
  cmdset "ESCPL2,BDC,D4"
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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Update to Fedora Core 3.0
2. Printing fails
3.Invoke printtool as root

Actual Results:  The Epson Stylus 777 connected via USB to
/dev/usb/lp0 is rcognized but fails to print. 
Ditto with a parallel port connection to /dev/lp0
The error message above appears when invoking printtool 

Expected Results:  Printing, as before in Fedora Core 2. 

Additional info:

Printing to a networked printer works, but not with the tes-page from

Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-07-04 15:15:44 UTC
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 16:01:05 UTC
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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