Printer won't initialize

Chris cpollock at embarqmail.com
Tue Jan 27 21:27:17 UTC 2015


On Tue, 2015-01-27 at 20:27 +0000, Colin Law wrote:
> On 27 January 2015 at 20:17, Chris <cpollock at embarqmail.com> wrote:
> > This is really beginning to get my goat. Seems like every time I turn around I'm having some kind of
> > an issue. Now my HP 1020 Laserjet won't initialize. The last time a successful print job was run was
> > Mon 26 Jan 2015 04:54:09 PM CST according to the CUPS Job Manager.  I'm seeing this in dmesg:
> >
> > Jan 27 11:32:34 localhost kernel: [   16.860019] usb 2-6: device descriptor read/64, error -110
> 
> I presume you have tried a power cycle (including powering down the
> printer at the same time).
> Otherwise, have you changed anything on the system since it last
> worked, switched to a different kernel for example?
> 
> Colin
> 
> > Jan 27 11:32:34 localhost kernel: [   32.088017] usb 2-6: device descriptor read/64, error -110
> > Jan 27 11:32:34 localhost kernel: [   32.316019] usb 2-6: new high-speed USB device number 3 using ehci-pci
> >
> > Jan 27 11:35:09 localhost hp[3101]: prnt/backend/hp.c 808: ERROR: open
> > device failed stat=12: hp:/usb/HP_LaserJet_1020?serial=JL1F0DC
> >
> > Jan 27 11:26:55 localhost hp[18533]: io/hpmud/musb.c 1143: unable to
> > open hp:/usb/HP_LaserJet_1020?serial=JL1F0DC
> > Jan 27 11:26:55 localhost hp[18533]: prnt/backend/hp.c 808: ERROR: open
> > device failed stat=12: hp:/usb/HP_LaserJet_1020?serial=JL1F0DC
> > Jan 27 11:28:32 localhost hp[18610]: io/hpmud/musb.c 1143: unable to
> > open hp:/usb/HP_LaserJet_1020?serial=JL1F0DC
> > Jan 27 11:28:32 localhost hp[18610]: prnt/backend/hp.c 808: ERROR: open
> > device failed stat=12: hp:/usb/HP_LaserJet_1020?serial=JL1F0DC
> > Jan 27 11:28:59 localhost hp[18632]: io/hpmud/musb.c 1143: unable to
> > open hp:/usb/HP_LaserJet_1020?serial=JL1F0DC
> > Jan 27 11:28:59 localhost hp[18632]: prnt/backend/hp.c 808: ERROR: open
> > device failed stat=12: hp:/usb/HP_LaserJet_1020?serial=JL1F0DC
> > Jan 27 11:29:19 localhost hp[18647]: io/hpmud/musb.c 1143: unable to
> > open hp:/usb/HP_LaserJet_1020?serial=JL1F0DC
> > Jan 27 11:29:19 localhost hp[18647]: prnt/backend/hp.c 808: ERROR: open
> > device failed stat=12: hp:/usb/HP_LaserJet_1020?serial=JL1F0DC
> > Jan 27 11:29:42 localhost hp[18666]: io/hpmud/musb.c 1143: unable to
> > open hp:/usb/HP_LaserJet_1020?serial=JL1F0DC
> > Jan 27 11:29:42 localhost hp[18666]: prnt/backend/hp.c 808: ERROR: open
> > device failed stat=12: hp:/usb/HP_LaserJet_1020?serial=JL1F0DC
> > Jan 27 11:30:07 localhost hp[18679]: io/hpmud/musb.c 1143: unable to
> > open hp:/usb/HP_LaserJet_1020?serial=JL1F0DC
> > Jan 27 11:30:07 localhost hp[18679]: prnt/backend/hp.c 808: ERROR: open
> > device failed stat=12: hp:/usb/HP_LaserJet_1020?serial=JL1F0DC
> >
> > Basically the printer for some reason will not initialize since yesterday evening (I just
> > noticed it this morning). I've changed to another USB port and instead of
> > usb 2-6: device descriptor read/64, error -110 I get usb 2-5 which makes sense since I
> > changed to a different port. Bottom line, I have no idea what the heck is going on or
> > where or how to figure out how to fix it. Any assistance is appreciated.
> >
> > Chris
> > --
> > Chris
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> > 14:15:20 up 3 min, 1 user, load average: 3.47, 2.07, 0.86
> > Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, kernel 3.19.0-031900rc5-generic
> >
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Ok, all seems well again. Instead of just a reboot I did a shutdown.
Prior to that I unplugged and replugged in the printer power cable. 
-- 
Chris
KeyID 0xE372A7DA98E6705C
31.11°N 97.89°W (Elev. 1092 ft)
15:01:10 up 2 min, 1 user, load average: 3.59, 1.63, 0.62
Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, kernel 3.13.0-44-generic




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