Bug 86510 - some driver options (Double-Sided Printing) not saved
some driver options (Double-Sided Printing) not saved
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: foomatic (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
: 90864 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2003-03-24 17:32 EST by Chris MacGregor
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-26 12:56:27 EST
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Description Chris MacGregor 2003-03-24 17:32:18 EST
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Description of problem:
With a printer configured to use the HP LaserJet 8150 Postscript driver, 
changes made to the "Double-Sided Printing" option on the Driver Options tab
don't get saved.  Specifically, it insists on being set to "On".  The Paper Size
option works normally.  I haven't experimented with the other options, or with
other printer types.

May or may not be related:
I was very surprised to see that the Page Size option apparently defaulted to
A4.  If I wasn't in the US, I'd probably be less surprised...

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add a printer, as an HP LaserJet 8150, Postscript.
2. Select that printer and click Edit.
3. Click the Driver Options tab.
4. Change Double-Sided Printing from On to Off.
5. Click OK.
6. Click Edit again.
7. Click the Driver Options tab again.
8. Observe that Double-Sided Printing is set to On.
9. Repeat until convinced that it's not pilot error.

Actual Results:  In step 8 I observed that Double-Sided Printing was set to On.

Expected Results:  It should have been set to Off.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2003-03-25 08:52:31 EST
Reported upstream as:
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2003-03-26 12:56:27 EST
Fixed package is foomatic-2.0.2-18.
Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2003-05-14 18:04:57 EDT
*** Bug 90864 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Tim Waugh 2003-06-09 05:56:55 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.

Comment 5 Burt Holzman 2003-10-20 10:01:30 EDT
Just a note -- this errata should also be included in the Red Hat 8.0 updates,
not just Red Hat 9.

- B

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