[cups.general] cups -> printer server

Matt Hull mhull1 at uic.edu
Mon Sep 12 20:58:23 PDT 2005

maybe the print server is not sending out ipp printer info ?

a guess.  cups does that and clients find the printer that way.  it sends
out printer info every few minutes i think


On Mon, 12 Sep 2005, Dragos wrote:

> Hello,
> I use Mandriva LE2005. My printer is a Epson R800 plugged into a DP-G321
> D-Link printer server.
> I have installed the Epson drivers successfully (I think) and am able to
> print the test page...
> I am also able to print from my XP Pro PC so the hardware should be fine.
> My problem is that I can only print the test page. No other software
> (Firefox, Openoffice, Gimp,...) is able to print.
> Mandriva's Print Control Panel is blanc when I access it, so any printer
> config is done through localhost:631.
> When I start a print, there are no Jobs showing on the Cups' Jobs page.
> lpstat -p says that it cannot connect to the server
> And last, but not least, I have to manually start the server after each
> reboot, as for some reason the Services applet does not save the "Start
> at boot" option for Cups.
> It is a very strange problem I hope somebody will be able to help me with.
> Thank you for your time.
> Dragos
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