Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 6356
Kudzu seg fault
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:10:50 EDT
Kudzu segfaults on my system if I run it after loading the
lp driver. An strace shows that it dies just after reading
/proc/parport/0/autoprobe. My printer (an HJ-400) is too old
for probing, and so this file is empty.
/proc/parport/0/autoprobe is empty??
Do you have parport_probe loaded?
(This is mainly for informational purposes; it still is a bug. :) )
BTW, bug is fixed in kudzu-0.23-1, which will be in next rawhide.
I'm _almost_ certain I do. (I'm not at home now).
Also, the /usr/share/kudzu/printers (I can't remeber the name) file
lists the HJ-400 with the epson driver, along with a comment that it
only works in 180x360 mode. I don't know what this file does, given
that the HJ-400 can't be detected by kudzu, but the epson driver
really only works well in 180x180 mode for the HJ-400
The lq850 driver (not shipped with redhat, I'm about to file a bug
against ghostscript on that) supports 360x360. (The HJ-400 emulates an
epson lq by default. It claims to emulate an IBM PS/2 printer by
changing a few settings on the printer, but I've never got that to
work, even under windows)
The stuff in printertable currently isn't used by much of anything.
It's generated from
if you'd like to update the master.
I've now looked, and I _don't_ have parport_probe loaded (or even
compiled). I did at one stage, but my printer doesn't report anything,
so I took it out of the kernel compile, since I couldn't see any point
in it. I can't remember if the file was empty, or if there was just no
data (apart from the headers) in it.
I've updated the printer database. Thanks for the pointer. What about
a note in /usr/doc/kudzu, or at the top of the printertable file?
Will look at adding the note in the next release of kudzu.