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Re: Bug in Brother HL4040 driver?




On Sun 06 Aug 2017 at 16:09:22 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:

> On Sunday 06 August 2017 15:32:46 Andrew W wrote:
> 
> > On 06/08/17 19:33, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > That rather sounds as if the cups daemon isn't running. Look
> > > for /var/log/cupsd error files, which might illuminate the real
> > > error, since no printer is going to work on a modern linux install
> > > without its running and waiting for a print request.
> > >
> > > Cheers, Gene Heskett
> >
> > Only entries in /var/log/cups/error_log are:
> >
> > Duplicate listen address "/var/run/cups/cups.sock" ignored.
> > E [06/Aug/2017:00:05:22 +0100] Unknown directive JobPrivateAccess on
> > line 83 of /etc/cups/cupsd.conf.
> > E [06/Aug/2017:00:05:22 +0100] Unknown directive JobPrivateValues on
> > line 84 of /etc/cups/cupsd.conf.
> > E [06/Aug/2017:00:05:22 +0100] Unknown directive
> > SubscriptionPrivateAccess on line 85 of /etc/cups/cupsd.conf.
> > E [06/Aug/2017:00:05:22 +0100] Unknown directive
> > SubscriptionPrivateValues on line 86 of /etc/cups/cupsd.conf.
> >
> > I've never touched cupsd.conf directly so Im not sure whats messed it
> > up.
> >
> > Ive just printed something sucessfully from GIMP and LibreOffice and
> > both a JPEG & PDF from Vivaldi and cupsd is listed in the output from
> > ps yet the web interface is not listening on port 631.
> >
> > Printing issue is intermittent, but without being able to get into the
> > CUPS interface Im not sure which driver it is currently configured to
> > use.
> Humm.  Do you have lpinfo? lpinfo -l -v gets me a list of all usable 
> protocols and printers, too long to post though. For my b&w laser:

~5K is large?

> Device: uri = usb://Brother/HL-2140%20series?serial=L7J156867
>         class = direct
>         info = Brother HL-2140 series
>         make-and-model = Brother HL-2140 series
>         device-id = MFG:Brother;CMD:PJL,HBP;MDL:HL-2140 
> series;CLS:PRINTER;~
> 
> For my large format inkjet:
> Device: uri = dnssd://Brother%20MFC-J6920DW._printer._tcp.local/
>         class = network
>         info = Brother MFC-J6920DW
>         make-and-model = Brother MFC-J6920DW
>         device-id = MFG:Brother;MDL:MFC-J6920DW;CMD:HBP,BRPJL,URF;
> 
> There are several of those because I have them preconfigured for this job 
> or that job.
> 
> You should get something similar. You might also install htop, and see if 
> cups is running.

What is wrong with 'systemctl status cups'?

-- 
Brian.