Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 461344
Gutenprint driver for CX8300 causes printer to spit sheets
Last modified: 2009-07-14 13:24:04 EDT
Description of problem:
The CX8300 driver in Gutenprint 5.0.2-2 in Fedora 9 does not work correctly. Upon sending a test page, the printer will start sucking sheets, but prints nothing. The default test page causes the printer to continuously pass pages and not printing anything.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure the printer
2. Try to print a test page
The printer continuously feeds paper, but prints nothing.
The printer to at least print something.
Looking around for information about this printer, it is stated as supported by Gutenprint, apparently since version 5.0.1, there is reference to a site (openprinting), I couldn't install the gutenprint version stated on that site (http://openprinting.org/show_printer.cgi?recnum=Epson-Stylus_CX8300) and test with it, because it depends on LSB 3.2, and F9 only ships LSB 3.1, so I have no way to test if other gutenprint drivers actually work with this printer or not.
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