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Re: [SLE] Printer getting to be tiresome
  • From: Johannes Meixner <jsmeix@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 May 2004 08:30:18 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0405130825500.14608@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>


On May 13 21:16 Matthew wrote (shortened):
> Had an issue with Evolution causing a crash whilst printer was printing.
> Now printer has stopped and cannot be started, even via localhost:631,
> will not accept my root password.

doesn't help
then the chrash may have corrupted the spool files.
rccups stop
rm /var/spool/cups/c*
rm /var/spool/cups/d*
rm /var/spool/cups/tmp/*
rccups start
to re-start cupsd with totally clean spool directory.
Of course this would remove all pending jobs and all job-data for
the completed jobs.

Johannes Meixner
SUSE LINUX AG, Maxfeldstrasse 5 Mail: jsmeix@xxxxxxx
90409 Nuernberg, Germany WWW:

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