Problem with cups printing since upgrading to FC6
garys at mtaonline.net
Sat Dec 30 00:18:38 UTC 2006
On Fri, 2006-12-29 at 17:51 -0500, Bill Johnson wrote:
> Greetings. I recently upgraded from FC5 to FC6, and now my cups
> printing is broken.
> I print to an HP841C printer that is attached to a Windows PC. Under
> FC5, I was connecting to this via smb.
> When I attempt to print a test page to the printer (which still
> appears to be accessible via the cups web interface), I see an error
> referencing /usr/lib/cups/backend/smb. I googled this and the only
> thing I can find is a requirement to have a symbolic link set up. It
> is there.
> Has anybody had any problems getting cups to print to a Windows
> printer via smb since upgrading from Fedora Core 5 to Fedora Core 6?
> If so, how did you fix it?
> I'll gladly provide any logs that may help in diagnosing this issue.
> I just don't know what to provide at this point.
A number of folks have reported problems configuring early model HP
printers. I "think" there are some missing ppd issues. ( I'm not using
fc6) - but have solved the problem ( with different distros ) by going
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