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Bug 86510

Summary: some driver options (Double-Sided Printing) not saved
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Chris MacGregor <chris-redhat-bugzilla>
Component: foomaticAssignee: Tim Waugh <twaugh>
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Version: 8.0CC: burt, jim.gettys
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Description Chris MacGregor 2003-03-24 22:32:18 UTC
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Description of problem:
With a printer configured to use the HP LaserJet 8150 Postscript driver, 
changes made to the "Double-Sided Printing" option on the Driver Options tab
don't get saved.  Specifically, it insists on being set to "On".  The Paper Size
option works normally.  I haven't experimented with the other options, or with
other printer types.

May or may not be related:
I was very surprised to see that the Page Size option apparently defaulted to
A4.  If I wasn't in the US, I'd probably be less surprised...

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
redhat-config-printer-gui-0.4.24-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add a printer, as an HP LaserJet 8150, Postscript.
2. Select that printer and click Edit.
3. Click the Driver Options tab.
4. Change Double-Sided Printing from On to Off.
5. Click OK.
6. Click Edit again.
7. Click the Driver Options tab again.
8. Observe that Double-Sided Printing is set to On.
9. Repeat until convinced that it's not pilot error.
    

Actual Results:  In step 8 I observed that Double-Sided Printing was set to On.

Expected Results:  It should have been set to Off.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2003-03-25 13:52:31 UTC
Reported upstream as:
http://www.linuxprinting.org/pipermail/foomatic-devel/2003q1/001438.html

Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2003-03-26 17:56:27 UTC
Fixed package is foomatic-2.0.2-18.

Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2003-05-14 22:04:57 UTC
*** Bug 90864 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 4 Tim Waugh 2003-06-09 09:56:55 UTC
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2003-185.html


Comment 5 Burt Holzman 2003-10-20 14:01:30 UTC
Just a note -- this errata should also be included in the Red Hat 8.0 updates,
not just Red Hat 9.

- B