Bug 39130 - printing to hp lj 4000 + /bin/pr
printing to hp lj 4000 + /bin/pr
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: LPRng (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-05-04 14:46 EDT by Gerald Teschl
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-21 07:44:31 EST
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LPRng-3.7.4-pr.patch (626 bytes, patch)
2002-01-15 11:45 EST, Tim Waugh
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Description Gerald Teschl 2001-05-04 14:46:39 EDT
Description of Problem:
I print to a hp laserjet 4000 network printer, set up as a remot unix lpd
using printconf-gui.

I noted that sometimes documents will not print. In such a case
lpq claims that it tries to spool the document 3 times and then
removes it from without any further errors.

In /var/spool/lpd/zra/status I found the following:
2001-05-04-14:58:12.673 soliton zra: Print_job:  could not make '/bin/pr'

and since "pr" is in "/usr/bin" I linked /bin/pr to /usr/bin/pr and then it
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2002-01-15 11:44:35 EST
Here is the patch I'm planning to use to fix it.
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2002-01-15 11:45:01 EST
Created attachment 42497 [details]
Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2002-01-22 08:53:55 EST
Fixed in LPRng-3.8.4-1.

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