Crash on signal 11

Michael Sweet mike at
Thu Jul 15 13:15:25 PDT 2004

Michael Sloan wrote:
> After much difficulty, I've gotten espgs-7.07.1 to compile and ghostscript appears to work correctly (the tiger image can be displayed). I've overcome the 'invalid font' issue with ghostscript. I have set up an HP 5000N printer using lpadmin, and now jobs sent to that via lpr crash on signal 11.
> The OS is Solaris 9 for sparc, epsgs is 7.07.1, and CUPS is 1.2.0b1. I get the following in error_log for CUPS with 'LogLevel info':
> I [15/Jul/2004:15:45:47 +0500] Adding start banner page "none" to job 8.
> I [15/Jul/2004:15:45:47 +0500] Adding end banner page "none" to job 8.
> I [15/Jul/2004:15:45:47 +0500] Job 8 queued on 'HP5000' by 'root'.
> I [15/Jul/2004:15:45:47 +0500] Started filter /usr/lib/cups/filter/texttops (PID 991) for job 8.
> I [15/Jul/2004:15:45:47 +0500] Started filter /usr/lib/cups/filter/pstops (PID 992) for job 8.
> I [15/Jul/2004:15:45:47 +0500] Started filter /usr/lib/cups/filter/pstoraster (PID 993) for job 8.
> I [15/Jul/2004:15:45:47 +0500] Started filter /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertohp (PID 995) for job 8.
> I [15/Jul/2004:15:45:48 +0500] Started backend /usr/lib/cups/backend/socket (PID 996) for job 8.
> E [15/Jul/2004:15:45:48 +0500] PID 995 crashed on signal 11!
> I also have the output from 'LogLevel debug' but it's rather sizable (70k). Any help or suggestions anyone can give me would be greatly appreciated.

PID 995 above is the rastertohp filter (the HP printer driver);
if you care to snip the corresponding Job messages from the
LogLevel debug error_log file and post them here, we might be able
to find the cause.

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Printing Software for UNIX             

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