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Topic # 57256 7-Feb-2010 18:16
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Hi


I recently upgraded to Snow leopard and ever since then I have had issues with printing on my laser printer.  It is a Brother MFC 9420. The Mac is 10.6.2


The issue is that the document that Im printing will sometimes print the top of the page and not the rest.  It may take several time before it does finally print the whole page and or document.  Frustrating and a waste of paper.


I have downloaded the latest drivers from the Apple website and the Brother website but to no avail.


Can anyone assist.


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  Reply # 296985 8-Feb-2010 10:15
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The issues I've been noticing recently with printers on Snow Leopard are usually associated to using Bonjour. But that only applies if you have a network-connected printer.

Open Console.app (inside Applications > Utilities) and look for the CUPS logs. The error_log should give you a message of what's happening.




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  Reply # 296996 8-Feb-2010 11:09
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I have a brother B&W HL2140 and 10.6 Broke the CUPS printer driver that Brother were using.

I gave up on the Apple one ( which did not appear to work) and just used the latest Brother one.




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  Reply # 297504 9-Feb-2010 21:08
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Nothing out of ordinary there. Any other suggestions

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  Reply # 297880 11-Feb-2010 10:01
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Buy a new cheap printer from warehouse stationery for $49 until the problem is solved? Use the printer at work?

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  Reply # 297933 11-Feb-2010 13:20
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I've just noticed that one of the items mentioned in the 10.6.3 update is:

- Improves printing reliability and compatibility with 3rd party printers

So perhaps a retry after 10.6.3?



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  Reply # 298030 11-Feb-2010 17:23
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Any idea when 10.6.3 is being released?

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  Reply # 298055 11-Feb-2010 18:08
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There have been two dev
releases in the last week, the closer they are tends to indicateit may be imminent

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  Reply # 298063 11-Feb-2010 18:36
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trigger: Any idea when 10.6.3 is being released?



Sorry - no idea.  You'll just have to wait :-D

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