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Re: Printer not connected; will retry in 30 seconds



On Sun, 12 Aug 2007, Tim Waugh wrote:

> On Sat, 2007-08-11 at 13:08 -0500, Michael Hennebry wrote:
> > I recently replaced the black ink cartridge on my PSC 1510.
> > Before it printed badly.
> > Now it pretty much doesn't print.
> > I can get a self-test page by pushing buttons.
> > I cannot print a test page through CUPS.
> > I get the message
> > "Printer not connected; will retry in 30 seconds".
> > It's connected.
>
> What does 'lpstat -v' say?  I wonder if it's using the hal: URI.  We try
> to set up queues using usb: or hp: URIs when possible, but perhaps for
> some reason we didn't get this one right.

>From the use of "we", I gather that Tim Waugh is a CUPS developer.
Whatever its irritations, CUPS is still a whole lot better than nothing.
Thanks.
I'll put TW's message in my CUPS notes for next time.

As noted previously, I got my printer working,
so this is probably expired data:
>From a terminal run by root:
> [root localhost ppd]# lpstat -v
> device for color: hp:/usb/PSC_1500_series?serial=MY63NC310X04GG
> [root localhost ppd]# ./clean -v 3
> bash: ./clean: No such file or directory
> [root localhost ppd]# dirs
> /etc/cups/ppd /usr/share/hplip
> [root localhost ppd]# pushd
> /usr/share/hplip /etc/cups/ppd
> [root localhost hplip]# ./clean -v 3
>
> HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 1.7.4a)
> Printer Cartridge Cleaning Utility ver. 1.7
>
> Copyright (c) 2001-7 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, LP
> This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
> This is free software, and you are welcome to distribute it
> under certain conditions. See COPYING file for more details.
>
> Using device: hp:/usb/PSC_1500_series?serial=MY63NC310X04GG
> Performing type 1, level 3 cleaning...
>
> Done.

>From same root terminal before my CUPS problem:
> [root localhost hplip]# ./clean -v 3
>
> HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 1.7.4a)
> Printer Cartridge Cleaning Utility ver. 1.7
>
> Copyright (c) 2001-7 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, LP
> This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
> This is free software, and you are welcome to distribute it
> under certain conditions. See COPYING file for more details.
>
> warning: Inrecognized URI: hal:///org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/usb_device_3f0_4c11_MY63NC310X04GG_if1_printer_MY63NC310X04GG
> Using device: hp:/usb/PSC_1500_series?serial=MY63NC310X04GG
> Performing type 1, level 3 cleaning...
>
> Done.

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