Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 44749
printconf-gui crashes and screen freezes with keyboard ineffective
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:00 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.2-2 i586)
Description of problem:
whenever I run printconf-gui the system crashes almost immediately after
the printconf-gui appears. Screen is frozen and key strokes have no
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run printtool, OR Programs-System-Printer Configuration
Actual Results: Screen locks up soon after new window appears, mouse
curser freezes, keystrokes are ineffective. Must reset or power off
computer to recover.
Expected Results: printer configuration ...
Tried several installations. 1. My original partitions. 2. Automatic
dual booting with Win98SE still works fine. Two disk drives. hda and
hdc. Could it be due to having the filesystem spread across primary and
secondary IDE controllers?
A duplicate of bug #41651, presumedly.
yup. this is definately the parport probe problem. Upgrade to the latest kernel
from rawhide, its the culprit.
make that the latest errata kernel.
So, can I use the updater for that or do I have do compile it?
You can use up2date or download the update packages separately from your