Bug 808542 - Can't print to HP Network printer using hpijs driver
Can't print to HP Network printer using hpijs driver
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: hplip (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity urgent
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-03-30 12:35 EDT by Alberto
Modified: 2013-02-13 18:52 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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cups error_log snippet as shown by gnome3 printing tool during troubleshooting wizard (33.01 KB, text/plain)
2012-03-30 12:35 EDT, Alberto
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Description Alberto 2012-03-30 12:35:25 EDT
Created attachment 574039 [details]
cups error_log snippet as shown by gnome3 printing tool during troubleshooting wizard

Description of problem:
I've properly setup my ethernet connected printer (HP OfficeJet Pro 8500A Plus (A910) using hp-setup. When sending jobs to the printer, cups reports the job as completed, however no output is generated by the printer. I've disabled SELINUX to ensure it wasn't the source of the problem and the problem persists. I've running the troubleshooting wizard from the gnome3 printing tool and it does find errors but can't correct them. I've done various google searches for the error and can't find a solution. The error appears to be sourced from the hpijs driver from hplip. The cups error log includes a line with the following entry which leads me to believe that hpijs is the culprit:

prnt/hpijs/hpijs.cpp 639: unable to open PrintContext object err=2

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
3.12.2-4.fc16.x86_64 (updates-testing)

How reproducible:
Can be reproduced every time. Removing printer and adding again results in same error.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install printer using hp-setup
2. Turn on cups debugging
3. Send print job
Actual results:
gnome3 and cups report that job has completed printing but no output is generated by the printer.

Expected results:
Output should be generated by the printer

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jiri Popelka 2012-04-04 06:46:23 EDT
(In reply to comment #0)
> prnt/hpijs/hpijs.cpp 639: unable to open PrintContext object err=2

The value of 2 is defined in hpijs/global_types.h:
SYSTEM_ERROR = 0x02, //!< something bad that should not have happened
I could build test packages with some debugging enabled so we could narrow the problem down, but it would be good to know if hpijs is really the culprit.

It's strange that hp-setup chose hpijs driver. I think hpcups should be the default. When you change the driver to hpcups, do you see any problem during printing ?
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