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nekron80
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« on: April 05, 2008, 14:29:25 PM »

Hello,

First - congratulations for a fine distribution way ahead other well known from my point of view. Its already a month since i installed Pardus on my Inspiron laptop and everything is ok Smiley.

I have yet another hardware problem related to a laser xerox printer - phaser 3117 - which i recently bought especially for the linux support.Unfortunately i was not able to setup this printer in Pardus. I know that the printer is working with drivers from Samsung (e.g. ML- 1210 or 1410 or 6410) yet it seems the OS is not able to communicate with the printer.

I accessed the CUPS admin page and the status was "Printer not connected; will retry in 30 seconds".

I followed the steps from the setup interface in the pasma configuration center, the system is detecting the printer via usb, everythins seems ok but i am not able to print anything. I tried to use the original Xerox driver yet with no use.

I tested the same printer on a Fedora 8 system and it worked perfect with the Samsung ML-1210 driver.

I would much appreciate your help on this.

I attached a screenshot with the CUPS status message when trying to print a test page or any kind of material.

Thanks.

My hardware : Dell Inspiron 1300, Celeron M 430 - 1.5GB, 1GB of RAM, Intel 915 video card.


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« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2008, 15:47:39 PM »

I have a Xerox-3121 and it works well with Samsung ML-1610. Could you try to re-install driver with TASMA? But be careful that  you will be prompted to select a driver version. Default will be something like "foomatic + splix", instead of selecting this, please select "foomatic + gdi".
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« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2008, 19:40:54 PM »

Hi - thanks for the help yet Sad it didn't worked.

In the admin interface of CUPS i get the same error - "Printer not connected ; will retry in 30 seconds".

The printer is detected on the USB port in the TASMA setup. I don't think there is a driver issue maybe a CUPS- system issue of somehow.

Maybe someone had the same problem ?

Thanks for helping me out Smiley

best regards
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