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Re: Problem setting up printer on FC3



On Tue, Dec 21, 2004 at 09:48:56PM +0000, Adam Mercer wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Nov 2004 12:05:54 +0000, Tim Waugh <twaugh redhat com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 23, 2004 at 10:28:19PM +0000, Adam Mercer wrote:
> >
> > > Just installed FC3 and I am having some problems setting up my
> > > printer, a Lexmark Optra E312. On running system-config-printer, I
> > > click on New, a little box pops up saying "Loading Printer Information
> > > Please Wait..." and then disappears.  Then the egg timer mouse cursors
> > > just sits there and the setup program does nothing.
> > >
> > > Running system-config-printer from the command line I get the following error
> > >
> > > [ram skymoo ~]$ system-config-printer
> > > sh: line 1:  5375 Segmentation fault      perl -e
> > > 'ioctl(STDIN,0x84005001,$result);print $result' 2>/dev/null
> > > </dev/usb/lp0
> > 
> > What does 'dmesg' show?  Looks like the kernel oopsed to me.
> 
> Hi
> 
> This is going back about a month, but I've started having the same
> problem again.
> 
> When I get the error from system-config-printer, the only messages in
> dmesg are regarding hits from my firewall.
> 
> Any idea where else to look?
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Adam
> 
Being simple minded I would try to run printconf-tui (if that still
exists in FC3) and see what happens.
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