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Old 04-23-2007, 04:02 PM   #1
Nahmus
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updated to cups 1.2.10 from 1.1.19/now printconf will not let me edit/add printers


system: RHES4 uname -a= 2.6.9-42.0.3.ELsmp #1 SMP Mon Sep 25 17:24:31 EDT 2006 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux


Cups is up and running BUT I cannot make any changes through printconfig. I’m accessing this site through putty so I have no access to the gui interface. Before I upgraded printconfig worked fine. Now it does not save anything to the print configuration. If I use lpadmin to add printers it works fine. Did I miss something? I really need the printconf because I need to set up some remote printers.

I had someone onsite use the console and go into printers from there and none of the changes that they make stay either. I had them edit a laser printer that I setup (that was defaulting to raw print queue)to a laserjet. Once she applies it, goes out and comes right back in it goes back to raw print queue. I'm not sure why.

Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.

thanks all

**EDIT**
It appears that the permissions are not the same. On a working system the /etc/cups directory permissions are drwxrwxr-x and on the system I'm having problems with they are drwxr-xr-x and inside the directory printers.conf permissions are -rw------- where as on the working system they are -rw-r-----. Everytime I change the permissions and run printconf the permissions are beging changed back. I'm stumped.

**EDIT #2**
I have this error in the /var/log/cups/error_log

PID 22218 (/usr/lib/cups/filter/pstoraster) stopped with status 1!
I [23/Apr/2007:17:23:41 -0400] Hint: Try setting the LogLevel to "debug" to find out more.

Could this be affecting anything?

any help will now be GREATLY GREATLY appreciated. hahaha

Last edited by Nahmus; 04-23-2007 at 05:34 PM.
 
  


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