Bug 8335 - running lpr w/local printer hangs machine
running lpr w/local printer hangs machine
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
6.1
sparc Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 2000-01-10 13:09 EST by Brock Organ
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-05 16:37:20 EST
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Description Brock Organ 2000-01-10 13:09:16 EST
on an ultra (ultra1.test.redhat.com) running lpr w/the default printer
connected locally hangs the machine, requiring a reboot ... running lpr
with the printer configured for local access but not physically attached
does NOT hang the machine...

this was tested with

lpr-0.48-1.sparc.rpm
lpr-0.46-1.sparc.rpm
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-01-18 04:57:59 EST
Since it hangs the machine it's probably a kernel issue...
And we don't have a sparc over at redhat.de, so I can't do anything to reproduce
this/trace it down.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2000-01-18 15:38:59 EST
It's a kernel bug, should be fixed in 2.2.15preX.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2000-02-05 16:37:59 EST
... which will be in the next Raw Hide release.

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