Bug 588478 - Unable to print to HP CM1312: failing pstoraster
Summary: Unable to print to HP CM1312: failing pstoraster
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ghostscript
Version: 11
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tim Waugh
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
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Reported: 2010-05-03 19:10 UTC by Peter Åstrand
Modified: 2010-06-28 15:44 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 15:44:16 UTC
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2010-05-03 19:11 UTC, Peter Åstrand
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Description Peter Åstrand 2010-05-03 19:10:31 UTC
Description of problem:

My CM1312nfi printer was working fine until last week. Now, on most prints, the generated data file is zero bytes. The printer starts blinking, but eventually discards the job. The CUPS log says:

'D [03/May/2010:21:02:53 +0200] [Job 124] prtGeneralCurrentLocalization type is 0, expected 2!',
'D [03/May/2010:21:02:53 +0200] [Job 124] lpd_command 02 lp',
'D [03/May/2010:21:02:53 +0200] [Job 124] Sending command string (4 bytes)...',
'D [03/May/2010:21:02:53 +0200] [Job 124] Reading command status...',
'D [03/May/2010:21:02:53 +0200] [Job 124] lpd_command returning 0',

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Comment 1 Peter Åstrand 2010-05-03 19:11:31 UTC
Created attachment 411097 [details]

Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2010-05-11 12:05:37 UTC
The actual problem here is that pstoraster (ghostscript) is failing to convert the job to CUPS raster format:

D [03/May/2010:21:02:49 +0200] [Job 124] Error: /limitcheck in --%op_show_continue--
D [03/May/2010:21:02:49 +0200] [Job 124] Operand stack:
D [03/May/2010:21:02:49 +0200] [Job 124]
D [03/May/2010:21:02:49 +0200] [Job 124] Execution stack:
D [03/May/2010:21:02:49 +0200] [Job 124] %interp_exit   .runexec2   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   2   %stopped_push   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   false   1   %stopped_push   1878   1   3   %oparray_pop   1877   1   3   %oparray_pop   1861   1   3   %oparray_pop   1755   1   3   %oparray_pop   --nostringval--   %errorexec_pop   .runexec2   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   2   %stopped_push   --nostringval--
D [03/May/2010:21:02:49 +0200] [Job 124] Dictionary stack:
D [03/May/2010:21:02:49 +0200] [Job 124] --dict:1164/1684(ro)(G)--   --dict:0/20(G)--   --dict:82/200(L)--
D [03/May/2010:21:02:49 +0200] [Job 124] Current allocation mode is local
D [03/May/2010:21:02:49 +0200] [Job 124] Last OS error: 2
D [03/May/2010:21:02:49 +0200] [Job 124] GPL Ghostscript 8.71: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1

Not entirely sure why that is.  That causes the hpcups filter to fail just because it has no input file to read:

D [03/May/2010:21:02:49 +0200] [Job 124] prnt/hpcups/HPCupsFilter.cpp 485: cupsRasterOpen failed, fd = 0
D [03/May/2010:21:02:49 +0200] PID 6389 (/usr/lib/cups/filter/hpcups) stopped with status 1!

Later, the SNMP support in CUPS just notes an oddity in the printer's Printer MIB support:

D [03/May/2010:21:02:53 +0200] [Job 124] prtGeneralCurrentLocalization type is 0, expected 2!

That part is harmless.

So the real question is why the pstoraster filter failed.

Will need to try to reproduce this and find out what's going on.

Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2010-06-28 15:44:16 UTC
Fedora 11 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-06-25. Fedora 11 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

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