[cups.general] no print jobs getting to printers (OfficeJet d135, LaserJet 4)

Matt Hull mhull1 at uic.edu
Mon Sep 19 12:40:52 PDT 2005

did you look in the log file for any clue's


On Mon, 19 Sep 2005 sgsax at ksu.edu wrote:

> I've recently upgraded my desktop system to SuSE 9.3 due to some major printing problems I was having with 9.2.  I was hoping the upgrade would fix things, or at least make the system new and clean again.  Well, the system is new and clean, but priting seems to be hoplessly broken.
> I have two printers: an HP OfficeJet d135 connected via usb, and an HP LaserJet 4 connected via ethernet (TCP/IP).  Right now, cups is acting like it is configuring them properly, but when I try to send print job to either one, nothing happens.  cups queues the job, and sometimes the job is eventually removed from the queue.  But no job is ever printed.
> I have been beating this for three days now and have reached the limit of my patience.  Something as easy and common as printing and using these relatively old printers should not be this difficult.
> Here are some software versions:
> kernel (custom build, x86_64 platform)
> hpoj 0.91 (SuSE package)
> hpijs 2.1.4 (compiled from source)
> hplip 0.9.5 (compiled from source)
> cups 1.1.23 (SuSE package)
> I enabled debugging in cupsd.conf, but see no obvious errors in the error_log.  I'd attach the log, but it's just under 1K lines.  Let me know if you'd like me to post it anyway.
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