[SATLUG] Printer problems
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Jul 18 23:15:22 CDT 2009
John D Choate wrote:
> On Saturday 18 July 2009 20:12:35 Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> MKR wrote:
>>> Can you do a test print on the printer from the printer console?
>> Excellent idea. Yes, it prints fine.
>>> If it works
>>> then the printer is usually ok. I will test it with another computer.
>> Thanks. I'll try that. If that works, it sounds like the usb port on the
>> computer has been affected, but the usb mouse and keybord on that computer seems
> You may want to try:
> /etc/init.d/cups restart
Yes I did that. I also upgraded cups on my other computer.
There may be another factor. I changed from parallel to usb using a special
cable that does the conversion. I think there is some active logic in there and
that may have been affected by the electrical issues.
I'll need to find a computer with a parallel port to try that out. I'll try my
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