I'm not sure how easily fixable this is, but it strikes me as
really lame that it works this way, so I think it's worth a
- Create a new lpd remote printer, use a hostname that
- Try to print a test page (or save and print from outside
- Printing appears to succeed, output goes into thin
- lpq shyows no sign of failure
After frustration, go to localhost:631 in a web browser,
manage the queue, see:
Printer State: idle, accepting jobs
"Unable to locate printer 'threewest.rdu.redhat.com' - Sucesss"
We _really_ should be able to propagate this error message
back upstream so that the user (or even the person running
redhat-config-printer-gui) sees it.
This is the printer-state-message property of the queue. I guess printman is
the best place to display that?
Hmm, redhat-config-printer seems better after all. Please take a look at
0.6.38-1. It overloads the 'description' column and displays errors there.
Better suggestions welcome!
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