F11 install goes well, BUT, HP1020 Printer refuses to work.
geoff at hughes.net
Sat Jun 20 16:53:35 UTC 2009
On 06/19/2009 10:12:09 PM, stan wrote:
> On Sat, 20 Jun 2009 14:01:39 +1000
> Anthony Irven Scott <anthonyscott at comcen.com.au> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I have recently installed F11 by upgrading via Preupgrade from F10
> > F11 and am pretty happy with it.
> > The only persistent problem is my inability to get the printer up
> > running. Initially, it was not recognised at all. HP-GUI didn't see
> > it and stated that it was not connected.
> > Could anyone help with this issue. I am finding it very annoying as
> > have installed this printer in previous iterations of Fedora.
> > Thanks for any help.
> > *
> Did you check whether there was a new configuration file with a
> different format than the old one? A possibility.
> At one point I had a similar problem after an update, for an HP
> printer. The HP drivers would not recognize it. I searched for the
> model name on the web with linux and found a linux printer project
> whose name I can't remember, but that had lots of alternate drivers.
> When I installed that it brought up the specific model and printing
> started working again. Might be worth a try.
> What about disconnecting the printer, rebooting with it disconnected
> it is not found. Then shut down, reconnect the printer, and start
> again. It may clean out a configuration left somewhere and the
> hardware discovery could put in the right configuration.
Alternatively, go to the printer admin menu and delete and reinstall
the printer. Then reboot.
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