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Old 03-04-2004, 06:19 PM   #1
skippy1969
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Angry rh9 says media tray empty for officejet g85


I installed rh9, connected to my hp officejet g85, rh9 saw it, and I went through the install new printer deal. But when I tried to print a test page, nothing happened.
So, I installed hpijs. Now when I try to print a test page I get a "media tray empty" message in the print queue.

The g85 works fine with mandrake 9.1 (which I hate).

Any help?

Later...... Will
 
Old 03-04-2004, 06:32 PM   #2
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FWIW, I had this happen to me the other day (running Slack Current, and an HP 920c). I fixed the problem by reinstalling GTK, but in the process of hunting the problem down, I found out that many HP printers give this message no matter what state they are in. Once I renstalled GTK all worked well. I am not sure why I decided to reinstall GTK, but it did do the trick for me.
 
Old 05-02-2004, 10:03 AM   #3
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did you get anywhere with this problem?? I am alos having a problem getting my HP Officejet g85 to work on RH9. Can someone please give me a solution as I am also very new to linux!!
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