Bug 71674 - lpr stopped working /dev/lp0 works still
lpr stopped working /dev/lp0 works still
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: LPRng (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-08-16 11:42 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-16 12:15:12 EDT
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local.adl file (453 bytes, application/octet-stream)
2002-08-16 12:11 EDT, Need Real Name
no flags Details
lpq.0 file (6.66 KB, text/plain)
2002-08-16 12:15 EDT, Need Real Name
no flags Details

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Description Need Real Name 2002-08-16 11:42:10 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.0) Gecko/20020529

Description of problem:
I'm posting in response to a request for tracking, though I'm guessing it's my
fault, not a bug.

Sometime my printer, which had been working, stopped working. I didn't notice
right away, so I don't know what did it, but I have been running up2date
recently, so maybe? I can print as root to /dev/lp0, so the printer is hooked up
right, but can't use lpr. If I try, the job gets removed right away (that's what
lpq says). I don't have a /var/log/lpd-error file, so I don't know how to debug
the problem. /etc/printcap says printer is set up for lp0.

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Actual Results:  lpq gives:

Printer: basic@mycomp
 Queue: no printable jobs in queue
 Status: job 'cfA669mycomp.drake.edu' removed at 10:20:27.209

Expected Results:  lpq gives:


Additional info:
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2002-08-16 11:56:38 EDT
Please attach: 
Comment 2 Need Real Name 2002-08-16 12:11:12 EDT
Created attachment 71144 [details]
local.adl file
Comment 3 Need Real Name 2002-08-16 12:15:07 EDT
Created attachment 71146 [details]
lpq.0 file
Comment 4 Tim Waugh 2002-08-16 12:33:13 EDT
The lpq.0 has the answer: you have installed AFPL Ghostscript 7.04 by hand, 
and forgot to enable the stp device.

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