Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 33930
LPR segfaults on load on Fisher ia64
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:32:27 EDT
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After setting up a local USB printer using printtool, attempting to start LPR generates a segfault.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.attach an USB Printer to the system
2.configure the printer using printtool
Actual Results: segfault
Expected Results: LPR should load, and printer should be usable.
This was found on W460GXBS2 workstation system, BIOS 99
This is fixed in the current LPRng package (3.7.4-21).
Issue resurfaced with LPR version LPRng 3.7.4-22
When I tell the printtool to reset the LPR (Via the pulldown menu), It reports
that the lpr deamon was reset correctly. If I then try to run the tests, I get a
I went to a text console and tried to '/etc/init.d/lpr stop ; /etc/init.d/lpr
start' manualy. Lpr, the first time I tried this, Segfaulted my machine. Now, it
complains on not having a config for my printer.
The printer I have is an Epson Stylus Color 740, USB connection. If I run a
'/usr/games/fortune > /dev/usb/lp0', It prints out a fortune for me.
This was last tested on the Wolverine build. (which is where the LPRng 3.7.4-22
Crutcher, I want you to look into this today.
cannot reproduce crashes with LPRng-3.7.4-22, but found nasty problems in
printconf's magicfilter copy. The relevant fixes are in printconf-0.2.15