[Techtalk] cups problem

David Sumbler david at aeolia.co.uk
Thu Aug 21 21:20:47 EST 2003

On Thu, 21 Aug 2003, I wrote:
> I have a new HP PSC-2210.
> Using hpoj I can get the machine to scan, and using hpijs my old HP
> LaserJet 4 also prints fine.
> I now have the PSC machine set up in cups using hpijs, but nothing
> will print.

I've got a few steps closer, but still not managed to print anything!
I have now set "LogLevel debug" in cupsd.conf.  After attempting to
print a test page, the tail of the log file (with time info
etc. stripped out) now reads:

[Job 26] Starting renderer
[Job 26] renderer PID pid4=3208
[Job 26] renderer command: gs -q -dBATCH -dPARANOIDSAFER -dQUIET -dNOPAUSE -sDEVICE=ijs -sIjsServer=hpijs -sDeviceManufacturer="HEWLETT-PACKARD" -sDeviceModel="deskjet 5550" -dDEVICEWIDTHPOINTS=612 -dDEVICEHEIGHTPOINTS=792 -dDuplex=false -r300 -sIjsParams=Quality:Quality=0,Quality:ColorMode=2,Quality:MediaType=0,Quality:PenSet=2 -dIjsUseOutputFD -sOutputFile=- -
[Job 26] JCL: <job data>
[Job 26] 
[Job 26] perl: warning: Setting locale failed.
[Job 26] perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:
[Job 26] LANGUAGE = (unset),
[Job 26] LC_ALL = (unset),
[Job 26] LANG = "en"
[Job 26] are supported and installed on your system.
[Job 26] perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale ("C").
[Job 26] foomatic-gswrapper: gs '-dBATCH' '-dPARANOIDSAFER' '-dQUIET' '-dNOPAUSE' '-sDEVICE=ijs' '-sIjsServer=hpijs' '-sDeviceManufacturer=HEWLETT-PACKARD' '-sDeviceModel=deskjet 5550' '-dDEVICEWIDTHPOINTS=612' '-dDEVICEHEIGHTPOINTS=792' '-dDuplex=false' '-r300' '-sIjsParams=Quality:Quality=0,Quality:ColorMode=2,Quality:MediaType=0,Quality:PenSet=2' '-dIjsUseOutputFD' '-sOutputFile=/dev/fd/3' '/dev/fd/0' 3>&1 1>&2
[Job 26] unable to set DeviceModel=deskjet 5550
[Job 26] unable to set device=-1, err=16
[Job 26] **** Unable to open the initial device, quitting.
[Job 26] renderer return value: 1
[Job 26] renderer received signal: 1
[Job 26] Process dieing with "Possible error on renderer command line or PostScript error. Check options.", exit stat: 3
[Job 26] Possible error on renderer command line or PostScript error. Check options.
[Job 26] Flushing FIFO.
[Job 26] 
[Job 26] Closing renderer
[Job 26] KID3 exited with status 3
[Job 26] Renderer exit stat: 3
[Job 26] PID 3202 stopped with status 3!
[Job 26] Renderer process finished
[Job 26] Process dieing with "Error closing renderer", exit stat: 3
[Job 26] Error closing renderer
[Job 26] unable to read client data err=-2
[Job 26] tail process done writing data to STDOUT
[Job 26] KID4 finished
UpdateJob: job 26, file 0 is complete.
CancelJob: id = 26
StopJob: id = 26, force = 0
StopJob: printer state is 3
CloseClient() 3

I'm not sure where to go from here.  Can anybody help?



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