Bug#401405: [Pkg-cups-devel] Bug#401405: bogus error message with ownership problems
su, 2006-12-03 kello 11:02 +0100, Ulrich Eckhardt kirjoitti:
> Package: cupsys
> I just installed an USB printer (Samsung ML-1610) and stumbled across
> the problem that after the wizard correctly detects the printer's
> presence and type, it totally fails when printing. Worse, the
> diagnostic is complete and utter nonsense, it says:
> "Printer not connected; will retry in 30 seconds..."
> By looking around a bit and trying this and that, I found out that
> the problem is that the device node (/dev/usb/lp0) has owner root:lp.
> A simple chmod lp:lp resolved the issue. However, that's not the
> issue here, the problem is rather that cupsys falsely diagnoses the
> error, there is no connection missing but it's a simple permission
>  Note to anyone with the same initial problem: this is not a
> fix, because if you unplug and replug the printer, it gets the
> same permissions again. A proper fix is rather to configure
> hotplug/udev/hal/whatever to create the node with proper
> permissions and ownership
So... Why didn't you file this bug against hal/hotplug/udev, then?