Bug 63818 - Printing problems
Printing problems
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: LPRng (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-04-18 22:04 EDT by Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-04-19 05:43:22 EDT
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2002-04-18 22:06 EDT, Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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Description Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2002-04-18 22:04:20 EDT
(Full system install this morning, no_NO active/default locale)

Scenario: There is a HP Laserjet 4000 nearby. I configured a UNIX LPD printer,
and set up to print to it. I selected driver "postscript" in printconf-gui, as
this is a postscript capable printer.

When I try to print the letter test page, I get half a line of interesting
characters, not the expected test page.

Setting driver "direct" works around this, but I'd expect being able to classify
a postscript printer as postscript
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2002-04-18 22:06:37 EDT
Created attachment 54504 [details]
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Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2002-04-19 05:43:17 EDT
Could you set up another machine with a local raw print queue at /tmp/lp0 
(owned by lp.lp) and point your machine at that to see what gets sent?  
Thanks. 
 
I tried to reproduce this with: 
 
printconf-0.3.77-1 
LPRng-3.8.9-3 
foomatic-1.1-0.20020313.3 
 
but I get a PostScript file, as expected. 
a930e9f16ecc0c68627bc0cffcbbca20  /tmp/lp0
Comment 3 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2002-08-21 14:27:00 EDT
It did work in the final release.

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