Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 68065
Upgrade removes printer definition from printcap
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:43:54 EDT
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Description of problem:
Printing does not work after upgrade from 7.2 or 7.3. Had working HP LJ1200
working under 7.3 but after upgrade /etc/printcap was empty and printing failed.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Upgrade to Limbo
2. Try to print
3. Try to configure a printer
Actual Results: Printing does not work anymore
Expected Results: Printing should have continued with my previous configuration
or should have been switched to a new configuration.
I copied over the old printcap to the new printcap, but it still failed to
work. Also, I had to hand load the parport modules. I'm still trying to get it
to work. Finally, redhat-config-printer-gui crashes/never starts and
redhat-config-printer-tui crashes with:
Initializing alchemist edit environment ...
Initializing linux printing database ...
Can't locate Foomatic/Defaults.pm in @INC (@INC contains:
/usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.0 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl .) at
/usr/bin/foomatic-configure line 13.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/bin/foomatic-configure line 13.
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/sbin//redhat-config-printer-tui", line 8, in ?
File "/usr/share/printconf/util/printconf_tui.py", line 2086, in
File "/usr/share/printconf/util/printconf_tui.py", line 1954, in tui_main_run
File "/usr/share/printconf/util/printconf_conf.py", line 1322, in
root = parser.parse(foo.fromchild)
line 134, in parse
xml.parsers.expat.ExpatError: no element found: line 1, column 0
What does 'rpm -q pygtk2 python perl' say?
Reproduced. This is due to an anaconda/rpm bug (not all packages are upgraded). Fresh
Limbo installs should work though.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 68255 ***
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