Brother printer receiving data but not printing

I successfully installed a Brother MFC network printer

Brother MFC-L2710DW series
ipp://10.0.0.9/ipp/port1
dnssd://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/?uuid=e3248000-80ce-11db-8000-b4220007f361

And it seems to be sending the print job to the printer but nothing is actually printed.
This is from /var/log/cups/error_log

E [02/Aug/2021:22:23:34 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:23:34 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [02/Aug/2021:22:23:34 +0300] [Client 10] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:23:36 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:23:36 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [02/Aug/2021:22:23:36 +0300] [Client 10] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:23:38 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:23:38 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [02/Aug/2021:22:23:38 +0300] [Client 10] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:24:29 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:24:29 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [02/Aug/2021:22:24:29 +0300] [Client 20] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:24:31 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:24:31 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [02/Aug/2021:22:24:31 +0300] [Client 20] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:24:33 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:24:33 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [02/Aug/2021:22:24:33 +0300] [Client 20] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.E [02/Aug/2021:22:27:38 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:27:38 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [02/Aug/2021:22:27:38 +0300] [Client 27] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:27:40 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:27:40 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [02/Aug/2021:22:27:40 +0300] [Client 27] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:27:42 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:27:42 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [02/Aug/2021:22:27:42 +0300] [Client 27] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:31:46 +0300] [Client 38] Returning IPP client-error-not-possible for CUPS
Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC-L2710DW_series)
from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:36:51 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:36:51 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [02/Aug/2021:22:36:51 +0300] [Client 50] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:36:54 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:36:54 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [02/Aug/2021:22:36:54 +0300] [Client 50] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:36:56 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:36:56 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD fileE [02/Aug/2021:22:36:56 +0300] [Client 50] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:24 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:24 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:24 +0300] [Client 56] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:26 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:26 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:26 +0300] [Client 56] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:28 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:28 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:28 +0300] [Client 56] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:54 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:54 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:54 +0300] [Client 45] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:56 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:56 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:56 +0300] [Client 45] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:58 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [02/Aug/2021:22:37:58 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD fileE [02/Aug/2021:22:37:58 +0300] [Client 45] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [03/Aug/2021:07:33:19 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [03/Aug/2021:07:33:19 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [03/Aug/2021:07:33:19 +0300] [Client 10] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [03/Aug/2021:07:33:21 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [03/Aug/2021:07:33:21 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [03/Aug/2021:07:33:21 +0300] [Client 10] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [03/Aug/2021:07:33:23 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [03/Aug/2021:07:33:23 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [03/Aug/2021:07:33:23 +0300] [Client 10] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [03/Aug/2021:07:35:39 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [03/Aug/2021:07:35:39 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [03/Aug/2021:07:35:39 +0300] [Client 10] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [03/Aug/2021:07:35:41 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [03/Aug/2021:07:35:41 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD file
E [03/Aug/2021:07:35:41 +0300] [Client 10] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.
E [03/Aug/2021:07:35:43 +0300] [CGI] Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer (ipp://Brother%20MFC-L2710DW%20series._ipp._tcp.local/,
ipp://BRW1CBFC0F3752D.local:631/ipp/print) via IPP!
E [03/Aug/2021:07:35:43 +0300] copy_model: empty PPD fileE [03/Aug/2021:07:35:43 +0300] [Client 10] Returning IPP server-error-internal-error for
CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer (ipp://shmuel@localhost:631/printers/Brother_MFC
L2710DW_series) from localhost.

I went through the steps mentioned there (I saw it in the Arch wiki) regarding “nss-mdns” etc, and that’s how I got as far as I did.

But I still have the remaining post-installation issue, mentioned in the log I posted:

Unable to create PPD file: Could not poll sufficient
capability info from the printer

Check this page …

That page doesn’t seem to address my particular issue.

It could be related, as you can not reach the printserver into the printer and what rick links too is using socket://printer-ip:9100 instead of IPP/DNS protocol handler uri… (should not be needed with proper hostname resolution)

And i do not understand if you already enabled mdns hostname resolution ?

As i can only use the driverless mode fo my brother wifi printer after doing that here…

Yes, enabled.

I tried originally to install the printer with the socket method, but I couldn’t get it to work. Then I saw on the Arch wiki to use
ipp://printer IP/ipp/port1
and it installed.

using cups web interface or system-config-printer ?

If i have avahi running cups running and mdns host resolution running i do not need to set IP it detects printer automatic and it does not need to set anything like a driver only a network-name …

I removed the printer, and readded it like before, except that I chose the first of the two drivers offered, even though it did not say that it supports fax. Last time I took the second driver, because it looked more complete.
But the first one works!

@joekamprad now I saw your post, probably it would have been easier and better to do it by web interface, but in any case, it works now.

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