Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 56853
print jobs refuse to print and give an error with mf_wrapper
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:38:28 EDT
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Description of problem:
When I try printing any type of file, including the postscript test and
the ascii test the job joins the print queue and comes up with an error
(in the KDE print queue proggy). which says something along the lines of.
Queue: 1 printable job
Unspooler: pid2029 active
Status: IF filter 'mf_wrapper' filter msg - 'closed *main::KID3' at
i have tried in the default kernel and in kernel 2.4.16. I run up2date
daily so have the latest printconf. Unfortunately I cannot remember if I
used the printer before up2date updated the printconf, but I think I
did, as i ran the postscript test when i setup the drivers.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.open any file
2.tell the file to print
3.watch the status and the error appears and the print job disappears
Actual Results: the file never printed and the error which is mentioned
above was shown
Expected Results: should of had a nice print out of something
I am not completely sure if lpd keeps a log of errors, but i am
attaching a file i think might help as it seems to be a log.
Created attachment 38984 [details]
log of the printer queue
What model of printer is this? Does this work (as root)?:
cat /etc/fstab > /dev/lp0
(I'm assuming this is a parallel port printer plugged into the motherboard's
Could you attach /etc/alchemist/namespace/printconf/local.adl please?
The printer is a HP Photosmart 1218 connected via the USB port. The printer did
suddenly started working in Linux again a week later. And had no problems since.
Not attached the requested file as i suspect it would be of no benefit now the
printer seems to be working agian.
Okay, closing. Wonder what that was about.