Printer won't initialize

Chris cpollock at embarqmail.com
Tue Jan 27 23:45:01 UTC 2015


On Wed, 2015-01-28 at 10:38 +1100, phil wrote:
> On 28/01/2015 10:25 AM, Chris wrote:
> > On Tue, 2015-01-27 at 18:09 -0500, John Hupp wrote:
> >> On 1/27/2015 6:03 PM, Chris wrote:
> >>> On Tue, 2015-01-27 at 16:33 -0600, Chris wrote:
> >>>> 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.
> >>>>>>
> >>>> Colin, I unplugged the printer, booted then plugged in during the boot.
> >>>> The printer initialized however when trying to print something the print
> >>>> job starts according to HPLIP report then says completed however nothing
> >>>> prints. Also says device error can't connect. All I've done as far as
> >>>> changing kernels is to go from the 3.19 back to the 3.13 for a little
> >>>> while.
> >>>>
> >>> I might add that after making sure that the connector on the printer is
> >>> tight and that the USB end is connected securely, again, I ran sudo
> >>> hp-plugin -i to reinstall the HPLIP driver. This netted me this output:
> >>>
> >>> Downloading firmware to device
> >>> hp:/usb/HP_LaserJet_1020?serial=JL1F0DC...
> >>> error: Unable to communicate with device (code=12):
> >>> hp:/usb/HP_LaserJet_1020?serial=JL1F0DC
> >>> error: unable to open channel
> >>> error: Unable to communicate with device (code=12):
> >>> hp:/usb/HP_LaserJet_1020?serial=JL1F0DC
> >>> error: unable to open channel
> >>> error: Channel write error
> >>> error: An error occured: Device I/O error
> >>>
> >>> So, I have no idea what's going on at all.
> >>>
> >>>
> >> Did you go to hp.com and look up how to do a hardware self-test? Usually
> >> it's a matter of pressing some combo of buttons on the printer.  If this
> >> fails, then it points to a printer hardware problem.  Of course, if it
> >> succeeds, then you're back to looking for a software issue.
> >>
> >>
> > Went there John, it would be great if I were running a Windows box. One
> > last thing I just did was pull up http://localhost:631/admin/ and
> > deleted the printer then went to rediscover it, "no printers found".
> > About ready to give up, spent almost all day on this and not getting any
> > closer.
> >
> 
> Hi Chris,
> 
> How old is said printer, they came out around 2007, and have you tried 
> it in a windows box to confirm it is still functioning correctly. My 
> suspicion is that your printer may have died.
> 
> Phil
> 
Don't have a Windows box Phil, however you're correct, it is rather old
even though I bought it a few years ago from a friend for $25.00. Guess
I could go out and get a newer one and give it a try.

Thanks
Chris


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Chris
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