Printer problem Samsung CLX-3170

Kevin Martin kevintm at
Wed Nov 23 17:58:42 UTC 2011

On 11/23/2011 11:50 AM, Jim wrote:
> On 11/23/2011 12:31 PM, Kevin Martin wrote:
>> On 11/23/2011 11:23 AM, Jim wrote:
>>> On 11/23/2011 09:34 AM, mike cloaked wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 12:17 PM, Jim<binarynut at>   wrote:
>>>>>> 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 .
>>>> OK - the answer as to which of 32 or 64 bit is where you got the file
>>>> from?  Presumably it is from the unified driver set from Samsung - in
>>>> which case that will have difference directories for the 32bit and 64
>>>> bit file sets - one thing you can do is go back there and check the
>>>> total file size - the 32 and 64 bit raster files are different sizes -
>>>> which does yours match?
>>>> Secondly you did not answer the question about using the correct name
>>>> for the file when you defined the printer in Fedora - unless you
>>>> changed the name of the actual file then the fail message indicated
>>>> that you had the wrong filename - if course if you define it and point
>>>> to a non-existent file then it is bound to fail!  Check that again and
>>>> see if that is the source of the problem.
>>> THe unifiedLinuxDriver is the one I,m using ,it is the SAME driver that
>>> I have installed on  32 bit boxes in Fedora 14 an 15 for this CLX3175FN
>>> printer and now a 32 bit box in Fedora 16.
>>> The only thing I put into the setup was:
>>> URL: lpd://         (this is the IP in the Router for
>>> this printer, the same IP used on F14, F15)
>>> The rest was done in the setup.
>>> THanks Mike for your help on this problem.
>> Really?  The ip you have in the router is, not  Correct me if I'm wrong but those two addresses don't
>> equate do they?
>> Kevin
> THat is the way it is shown in the router, but if you Ping that IP it is 
> shown as, It is the way this Motorola Modem/Router
> treats the IP.
I wonder if you set the IP in the printer config to if anything would change.


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