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Re: HP printer saga

Wednesday 06 of August 2003 22:29 je &F pisal:
>J. Zidar wrote:
>> After realizing that I must enable loopback device, I configured Cups to
>> use my HP 656c printer. From www.linuxprinting.org I have downloaded the
>> ppd file and copied it to the /usr/share/cups/model/. The configuration
>> went without any problems.
>> I set up KDE to use Cups but when I sent something to be printed, nothing
>> happens.
>> What should I do?
>> thanks to anyone,
>> Jernej Zidar
>> Messages from cups's error_log:
>> I [06/Aug/2003:21:34:29 +0200] Job 2 queued on 'printercek' by 'zidar'.
>> I [06/Aug/2003:21:34:29 +0200] Started filter /usr/lib/cups/filter/pstops
>> (PID 6575) for job 2.
>> I [06/Aug/2003:21:34:29 +0200] Started filter
>> /usr/lib/cups/filter/foomatic-rip (PID 6576) for job 2.
>> E [06/Aug/2003:21:34:29 +0200] PID 6576 stopped with status 22!
>> I [06/Aug/2003:21:34:29 +0200] Started backend /usr/lib/cups/backend/usb
>> (PID 6577) for job 2.
>> I [06/Aug/2003:21:34:29 +0200] Saving printers.conf...
>> I [06/Aug/2003:21:34:42 +0200] Saving printers.conf...
>> I [06/Aug/2003:21:34:42 +0200] Started filter /usr/lib/cups/filter/pstops
>> (PID 6579) for job 2.
>> I [06/Aug/2003:21:34:42 +0200] Started filter
>> /usr/lib/cups/filter/foomatic-rip (PID 6580) for job 2.
>> I [06/Aug/2003:21:34:42 +0200] Started backend /usr/lib/cups/backend/usb
>> (PID 6581) for job 2.
>> I [06/Aug/2003:21:34:42 +0200] Saving printers.conf...
>> I [06/Aug/2003:21:34:42 +0200] Printer 'printercek' started by 'root'.
>> E [06/Aug/2003:21:34:42 +0200] PID 6580 stopped with status 22!
>> E [06/Aug/2003:21:34:51 +0200] restart_job: job #2 cannot be restarted -
>> no files!
>> Message from syslog:
>> Aug  6 21:35:48 kompi hpijs: unable to init hpijs server
>Check the pppd file you got from  www.linuxprinting.org.  I suspect it
>also needs the hpijs package to work properly.  If so, you will have to
>install it (the hpijs package).
>If this is NOT the problem (hpijs package already installed) come on
>back with the CUPS packages you have installed and the VERSIONS.   I am
>currenely running the packages from "unstable" and they have (or used to
>have) a few "gotchas" to get running.  It involved the glibc and gcc
>transition going on right now.  The ones from stable or testing were OK
>about a month ago.
>-Don Spoon-

The package hpijs is already installed.
Cups packages installed: cupsys(1.1.14-5), cupsys-bsd(1.1.14-5), 
cupsys-client(1.1.14-5), cupsys-pstoraster(1.1.14-5), qtcups(2.0-4), hpijs 
(1.3.1-1.1), a2ps(4.13b-16), apsfilter(7.2.2-3), gcc(3.3), glibc(didn't 

The ppd file mentioned "foomatic-rip". When I searched the packages with apt 
I've found foomatic-bin, but it won't install because of some unmet 
dependencies (in such cases I usually install packages from unstable).

I'm using stable with some packages from unstable.

C YA and thank you so far,
Jernej Zidar

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