crashed with IOError in _report_traceback()

Bug #435505 reported by Hans B on 2009-09-23
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
system-config-printer (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: system-config-printer

The system-config-printer did not see my printer. After going to the help menu the application crashed

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: amd64
CheckboxSubmission: 4f5b66e57ca35a083b06777ad6f92b2d
CheckboxSystem: ffc17d2caf68353d644540643c810a63
Date: Wed Sep 23 23:02:30 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/system-config-printer/
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.6
Lpstat: Error: command ['lpstat', '-v'] failed with exit code 1: lpstat: Connection refused
 Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
 Bus 002 Device 002: ID 15d9:0a33 Unknown
 Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: system-config-printer-gnome 1.1.12+git20090826-0ubuntu3
PackageArchitecture: all
Papersize: a4
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.31-10-generic root=UUID=099bbd96-04aa-4502-b5cf-a38e131a57b4 ro quiet splash
ProcCmdline: python /usr/share/system-config-printer/
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-10.35-generic
PythonArgs: ['/usr/share/system-config-printer/']
SourcePackage: system-config-printer
Title: crashed with IOError in _report_traceback()
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-10-generic x86_64
UserGroups: adm admin audio cdrom dialout fuse lpadmin netdev plugdev sambashare 10/13/2005
dmi.bios.vendor: Award Software International, Inc.
dmi.bios.version: F2 C51-MCP51
dmi.board.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
dmi.board.version: x.x
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAwardSoftwareInternational,Inc.:bvrF2:bd10/13/2005:svn:pn:pvr:rvnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:rnC51-MCP51:rvrx.x:cvn:ct3:cvr:

Hans B (chonz) wrote :
visibility: private → public
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Till Kamppeter (till-kamppeter) wrote :

Tim Waugh has already fixed this bug upstream, GIT commit 311761f0906.

Changed in system-config-printer (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
milestone: none → ubuntu-9.10
Evan Broder (broder) on 2009-10-03
Changed in system-config-printer (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Evan Broder (broder)
status: Triaged → In Progress
Evan Broder (broder) wrote :

Here's a patch to cherry-pick that commit from upstream. I've uploaded a test build to my PPA (, although it doesn't seem to have shown up yet.

Changed in system-config-printer (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Triaged
Evan Broder (broder) on 2009-10-04
Changed in system-config-printer (Ubuntu):
assignee: Evan Broder (broder) → nobody
LaserJock (laserjock) on 2009-10-04
Changed in system-config-printer (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Jordan Mantha (laserjock)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package system-config-printer - 1.1.12+git20090826-0ubuntu5

system-config-printer (1.1.12+git20090826-0ubuntu5) karmic; urgency=low

  * debian/patches/70_dont-assume-stdout: Fix crash if unable to print to
    stdout by cherry-picking commit 311761f0 from upstream (LP: #435505).

 -- Evan Broder <email address hidden> Sat, 03 Oct 2009 16:35:17 -0400

Changed in system-config-printer (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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