Bug#394934: [Pkg-cups-devel] Re: cupsys: 1.2.3 and later => Printer not connected; will retry in 30 seconds...
At Wed, 1 Nov 2006 02:17:11 -0800,
Steve Langasek wrote:
> > I have the same problem: cups does not work any longer with my Epson C82
> > USB printer. Here is what I see in /var/log/cups/error_log:
> Er, how can you claim you have the same problem when your logs are totally
> > E [01/Nov/2006:09:11:54 +0100] PID 5051 (/usr/lib/cups/filter/pstoraster) crashed on signal 9!
> > E [01/Nov/2006:09:11:54 +0100] PID 5052 (/usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertogutenprint.5.0) crashed on signal 9!
> > E [01/Nov/2006:09:11:54 +0100] PID 5053 (/usr/lib/cups/backend/usb) crashed on signal 9!
> > I will raise the severity of this bug because not being able to printer
> > to a USB printer deserves a "grave" severity IMHO.
> signal 9 is SIGKILL. What is killing these processes? I would be surprised
> if cupsys itself is calling kill -9 on them.
cupsd will send SIGKILL to the filter processes if cupsdFreeAllJobs
is called by user's request.
I'm sorry Laurent, but your log only showed you removed all jobs.
Original bug report by Vedran may be considerable as grave rather
than as important, but I haven't met it on my test environment.
I know usb-unix.c code was changed since 1.2.3.