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Old 12-10-2003, 06:21 AM   #1
mef
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**** Unable to open initial device, quitting (HP cp1700)


I have a HP cp1700 printer connected to the linux box with Slackware 9.1, hpijs
driver and cupsd running. While trying to print test page I get this output on
the printer

**** Unable to open initial device, quitting.

Log file says:

D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:27 +0100] [Job 16] renderer PID pid4=2664
D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:27 +0100] [Job 16] renderer command: gs -q -dBATCH
-dPARANOIDSAFER -dQUIET -dNOPAUSE -sDEVICE=ijs -sIjsServer=hpijs
-sDeviceManufacturer="HEWLETT-PACKARD" -sDeviceModel="cp1700"
-dDEVICEWIDTHPOINTS=595 -dDEVICEHEIGHTPOINTS=842 -dDuplex=false -r300
-sIjsParams=Quality:Quality=0,Quality:ColorMode=2,Quality:MediaType=0,Quality:P
enSet=2,PS:MediaPosition=7 -dIjsUseOutputFD -sOutputFile=- -
D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:30 +0100] [Job 16] unable to set device=cp1700, err=16
D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:30 +0100] [Job 16] renderer return value: 1
D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:30 +0100] [Job 16] renderer received signal: 1
D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:30 +0100] [Job 16] Process dieing with "Possible error on
renderer command line or PostScript error. Check options.", exit stat: 3
D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:30 +0100] [Job 16] Possible error on renderer command line
or PostScript error. Check options.
D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:30 +0100] [Job 16] Flushing FIFO.
E [10/Dec/2003:09:40:30 +0100] PID 2661 stopped with status 3!
D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:30 +0100] [Job 16] Command line/JCL options changed,
restarting renderer
D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:30 +0100] [Job 16]
D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:30 +0100] [Job 16] Closing renderer
D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:30 +0100] [Job 16] KID3 exited with status 3
D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:30 +0100] [Job 16] Renderer exit stat: 3
D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:30 +0100] [Job 16] Renderer process finished
D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:30 +0100] [Job 16] Process dieing with "Error closing
renderer", exit stat: 3
D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:30 +0100] [Job 16] Error closing renderer
D [10/Dec/2003:09:40:30 +0100] [Job 16] unable to read client data err=-2

Any help please,

Matej
 
  


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