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Re: won't print; mozilla locks up



On Sat, 2003-01-11 at 20:11, sean darcy wrote:
> I'm running phoebe as an upgrade. I'm trying to print to a locally attached 
> epson 890. printconfgui works fine. I can print the test pages. Mozilla, 
> however, just looks up completely. It not only doesn't print, it freezes. 
> Freezes so much that I ned to reboot to kill it. Neither kill not kill -s 9 
> work. I can get out of X, but moz is still there:
> 
> [root amd1900 root]# kill -s 9 1133
> [root amd1900 root]# kill -s 9 1169
> [root amd1900 root]# ps -aux | grep moz
> root      1133  0.1  4.8 45572 25016 ?       D    13:02   0:02 
> /usr/lib/mozilla-1.2.1/mozilla-bin
> root      1169  0.0  0.0     0    0 ?        Z    13:02   0:00 [mozilla-bin 
> <defunct>]
> 
> mozilla-1.2.1-5
> 
> "cat text.file | lpr"   works, and shows up in the epson 890 queue in print 
> manager.
> 
> gedit, however, doesn't. It does lock up like moz, doesn't complain, just 
> prints a blank page. In fact it prints the correct number of blank pages!!
> 
> print preview on gedit shows a blank (FWIW print preview on moz shows the 
> page)
> 
> My guess we're in some kind of font mess. When I start gedit from the 
> terminal I get a series of messages like:
> 
> (gedit:8030): GnomePrint-WARNING **: Can't create GPFontEntry for 
> LucidaTypewrit
> er-Bold because the extension could not be recognized (.pcf)
> 
> FWIW I'm not using Lucida.
> 
> kate works. so it seems a gnome/moz thing
> 
> I've updated the print/font stuff from rawhide. No change.
> 
> cups-1.1.17-6
> freetype-2.1.3-4
> XFree86-xfs-4.2.99.3-20021230.4
> ghostscript-7.05-27
> gnome-print-0.37-1
> libgnomeprint22-2.1.4-3
> libgnomeprintui-1.116.0-2
> libgnomeprint-1.116.0-4
> libgnomeprint15-0.37-1
> libgnomeprintui22-2.1.4-1
> 
> thanks for any help
> 

what happens if you kill lpr - does moz start responding again

> 
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