Puppy Linux Discussion Forum Forum Index Puppy Linux Discussion Forum
Puppy HOME page : puppylinux.com
"THE" alternative forum : puppylinux.info
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

The time now is Fri 01 Aug 2014, 06:06
All times are UTC - 4
 Forum index » Advanced Topics » Hardware » Printers
Seg Fault during Printer Driver Installation
Post new topic   Reply to topic View previous topic :: View next topic
Page 1 of 1 [3 Posts]  
Author Message
laserdood

Joined: 06 Jul 2012
Posts: 12
Location: Silicon Valley, CA

PostPosted: Sat 21 Jul 2012, 17:11    Post subject:  Seg Fault during Printer Driver Installation
Subject description: is it Python version wrong?
 

I am trying to install my older printer using the full version of hplip-3.12.6 , downloaded from HP's Linux Open Source Printing repository - because I know this library has my driver in it, my printer was listed when installed on my other Slacko Puppy distro and the printer is working in my Slacko..but I'm trying to setup Racy 5.3 to leverage more available RAM since my laptop has 4 Gb.

Hplilp installation scripts are written in Python, so I try to install Python 2.6 then during "sh hplilip-3.12.6.run" I get a segmentation fault when executed as root, and permission denied when executed as user. I did chmod a+x, still not working, so I'm curious if there's something going on with Python?

Any ideas? Thank you!!!

laserdood Cool
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
laserdood

Joined: 06 Jul 2012
Posts: 12
Location: Silicon Valley, CA

PostPosted: Sat 21 Jul 2012, 17:17    Post subject: Hp Photosmart d110a
Subject description: That's my printer model
 

PS my printer is an HP Photosmart d100a Print, Fax,Copier just in case anyone has that driver on hand I'd appreciate it - or help me figure ot how to install Python in Racy 5.3

Thanks again,

John Cool
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
rcrsn51


Joined: 05 Sep 2006
Posts: 8937
Location: Stratford, Ontario

PostPosted: Sat 21 Jul 2012, 18:24    Post subject: Re: Hp Photosmart d110a
Subject description: That's my printer model
 

laserdood wrote:
PS my printer is an HP Photosmart d100a

Quote:
my printer was listed when installed on my other Slacko Puppy distro and the printer is working in my Slacko..

I looked in Slacko 533 and I couldn't see a Gutenprint driver close to your printer. What Slacko version are you using?

Please check in Slacko. Run CUPS and see what driver is being used by the printer.

Did you read the post directly above this one titled "How to Install Your Printer/Scanner in Puppy"? It contains a ready-built HPLIP package. However, the closest model that I can see is for the Photosmart d110 series.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
Display posts from previous:   Sort by:   
Page 1 of 1 [3 Posts]  
Post new topic   Reply to topic View previous topic :: View next topic
 Forum index » Advanced Topics » Hardware » Printers
Jump to:  

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group
[ Time: 0.0410s ][ Queries: 11 (0.0038s) ][ GZIP on ]