Subject: Re: 2.0rc4 unstability
To: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com>
From: Douglas Brebner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/23/2004 02:51:52
On Sat, 20 Nov 2004 15:34:38 +1100
Daniel Carosone <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 19, 2004 at 10:26:44PM -0500, Eric Gillespie wrote:
> > Douglas Brebner <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > My machine sometimes panics at the end of the print job when
> > > printing to a USB printer. I sent a PR but it seems to have gone
> > > missing.
> > I have this same problem. 1.6 never had it, but i've seen it
> > with 2.0 ever since i upgraded to 2.0 beta (i'm at RC4
> > currently).
> I saw this once only, and was never sure if the printjob was actually
> at fault. When the machine came back up, the file was still in the
> spool, and was printed again without problem.
The crashes don't seem correlated with the type of job AFAICT. I've had
my machine crash after printing the second of two *identical* jobs.
IIRC, I found that the panic was triggered somewhere deep in the USB
driver code though I don't have a copy of the PR I sent.