Re: HP Deskjet 3845 Printer?
From: Nico Kadel-Garcia (nkadel_at_comcast.net)
Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2004 20:17:14 -0400
"Lawrence Troxler" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> : It think I do have the latest RedHat 8 cups and hpijs RPMs:
> : cups-devel-1.1.17-0.2
> : cups-1.1.17-0.9
> : cups-drivers-1.9-1.20020617.6
> : cups-libs-1.1.17-0.2
> : hpijs-1.3-32
> : foomatic-1.9-1.20020617.6
> : Omni-foomatic-0.7.0-6
> : After turning on the cups debug log, I notice that it is trying to run
> : foomatic-rip, which I don't have. So I think that this is the root cause
> : of the "Media Tray Empty" error, and now I have to figure out what to do
> : about it.
> Ok, I have since installed the latest footmatic-rip tarball, and now I
> indeed have a foomatic-rip script which runs.
Brother, don't do that. Honest. Upgrade your RPM's to Fedora Core 1 or
later, and re-install cups. and its dependencies from that. Better yet,
upgrade your whole OS to a newer one that includes the latest/greatest,
because the ability of cups to recognize new printers and handle the queues
correctly is a long and painful development process still occuring as we