Printer problem Samsung CLX-3170

Jim binarynut at
Tue Nov 22 12:17:45 UTC 2011

On 11/22/2011 03:36 AM, mike cloaked wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 9:59 PM, Jim<binarynut at>  wrote:
>> Fedora 16
>> Printer has been working fine in Fedora 14, 15.
>> F16 doesn't like it.
>> I'am not getting any Selinux errors.
>> Printer state:
>> Idle - /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertosamsungsplc failed
> I can't tell from the messages output you posted if your machine is
> x86_64 or not but I had a very very similar issue with a Samsung
> scx4500w when I installed f16.
> It turned out that the copy of the file "rastertosamsungspl" was a 32
> bit version and I had installed a 64 bit system - worth checking ?
> Also I notice that the name of your file is "rastertosamsungsplc"
> whereas it should be "rastertosamsungspl" i.e. you have an additional
> letter "c" at the end of the filename - if your file is really ending
> in a "c" then check whether you have the correct 32 or 64 bit file -
> if not then make sure that where you defined the file in the printer
> setup is correct - if not then redefine it with the correct filename.
I have a 32 bit box,
How do I determine wether the rastertosamungsplc is 32 or  64 bit?
In usr/lib/cups/filter/ there is a rastertosamsungsplc and a 
rastertosamsungspl .
This is the same driver that I used Fedora 14 and 15 .

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