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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
> Version:1.2.7-1
> 
> Hi!
> 
> 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[1]. 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
> problem.
> 
> cheers
> 
> Uli
> 
> [1] 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?

-- 
Martin-Éric Racine
http://q-funk.iki.fi





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