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Old 12-15-2007, 03:46 PM   #1
NetworkMD
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Brother print driver Segmentation error??


Sorry for the dumb question I am new to Lnux long term Win user.

I have a Asus Eee 4gb Linux, and Brother MF printer mfc5440-cn that is eithernet connected, works fine with the network xp machines.

I downloaded the .deb driver and Cup for this model from Brother site.

When I try to load the driver with the brother recommended command
"dpkg -i --force-all --force-architecture mfc210clpr-1.0.0-1.i386.deb"

I receive a Segmentation fault error, and the pc hangs. I have tried "sudo apt-get upgrade" and it returns: "The package mfc5440cnlpr needs to be resinstalled but cannot locate archive"

I am at wits end and would appreciate any assistance you could provide Thank you

Last edited by NetworkMD; 12-15-2007 at 05:00 PM.
 
Old 12-16-2007, 09:15 AM   #2
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Fixed -- I believe

I redownloaded the Brother drivers, ran the dpkg command without the force and the package seemed to install ok

Update and Check also now run without any errors whew
 
Old 12-18-2007, 05:03 AM   #3
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Congratulation and well done .
 
  


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