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Comment 12 John Dennis This can give an indication about whether it is a problem with a particular driver, or if it is a ostops general problem.

Comment 73 Fedora End Of Life As a result we are closing this bug. Comment 60 John Dennis If you have a printer which is capable of driverless printing driverless will give you the hostname and IPP device-uri for the printer. Login [x] Log in using an account from: Can or should the postscript generator explicitly add an EOF marker to avoid the issue?

DissectingandDebuggingtheCUPSPrintingSystem – Debian Wiki

Correctly printing one pg The usbparallelsnmpand dnssd backends all try to report the actual Device ID given by the printer. May 6th, 3.

pstopa Solutions for this issue may vary – you can wait until servers go up again or try to install plugin, which you download manually from http: Comment 26 Alex Cherepanov What can be done with this printer-ready file?

Can you identify what condition that is? I only say this because if you’re wondering if it’s the postscript interpreter in the printer that’s at fault circumstantial evidence would suggest not, it seems to be recent Fedora related. It makes no assumptions about the stack content during execution on the procedure data source. The error page contains: It can creates broadcasts of local CUPS queues, but it is marked as deprecated.


Thank you for reporting this issue and we are sorry that we may not be able to fix it before Fedora 18 is end of life. Comment 6 Jiri Popelka Comment 62 Fedora End Of Life Comment 4 John Dennis Attachments Terms of Use output of troubleshoot Thus I would conclude there is some very specific condition that occurs only occasionally which causes the EOF to be missed. An open port 80 would indicate an embedded web server, a very useful service for making alterations to the pstosp configuration with a browser.

The usual program employed to report a bug is reportbugwhich will guide you through the process. If the file cannot be viewed you could examine the previous stages which lead cupd its production and see whether they give acceptable outputs.

How to debug printing problems

Forcing the usb backend into unidirectional mode can work round problems with bidirectional communication. If you find them distracting the following command will remove them: Try converting the file to a different format and printing that. If you are experiencing a problem with printing, please take a look at the common bugs page before filing a bug.

I’ve confirmed that I have the latest PS interpreter firmware installed in the printer and it has been working for some long time. What I have noticed in the past is that stack underflow does seem to be related to the number of pages in the job.

Please install hplip rpms from official Fedora repositories at most cases.

Should a bug be filed for pdftops concerning the issues you raised in comment 52? What is the precise problem with EOF handling? Comment 14 Michael Eager Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.

Comment 54 John Dennis If you are having problems printing PDF files, try printing other types of file to see if the problem is with printing anything or if it is specific to printing PDF files.


Note that if your printer cannot be automatically detected, you may still be able to find out the Device ID by running the appropriate backend with the printer hostname as the argument.

Somebody has to contact pdftops folks and convince them to take a patch for an odd off-brand printer. The printing troubleshooter attempts to collect this information from the printer, but you can do it yourself with the lpinfo command:.

This command runs each of the backends in discovery mode, to get them to report devices they can automatically detect. The most recent issue was printing a page in Firefox http: A message has appeared which relates to the Epson printer. Argh, so there is something different in the postscript files.

usr/libexec/cups/filter/pstops failed – Apple Community

Comment 74 Solomon Peachy Comment 53 John Dennis The cause is thought to lie with buggy behaviour in the printer’s PostScript interpreter even when given valid PostScript. Then a normal start and added the printer selecting the regular driver. I am running Ghostscript pstps 8. I do not quite believe the error and so I have to sort this updating error out first before I can push further with cups I was able to fauled them working by using Disk Utility to “Repair Disk Permissions” on the hard drive, after loading the most recent HP driver for my Color Laserjet dn.

May 3, 9: It is Fedora’s policy to close all bug reports from releases that are no longer maintained.

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