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Re: [SLE] Cups daemon died during initialization
  • From: Graham Smith <gqs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 05:07:32 +1000
  • Message-id: <200505170507.32696.gqs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 17 May 2005 02:11, Ryan McCain wrote:
> SUSE 9.2 Pro.
>
> When I go into YAST I get this after clicking on the printer icon: Cups
> daemon died during initialization
>
> My first step at troubleshooting this was to do this:
>
> linux:/etc/cups # /etc/init.d/cups start
> Starting cupsd done
> linux:/etc/cups # cupsd: Child exited with status 98!
> linux:/etc/cups #
>
> ..As you can see I couldn't start cups from the shell either. I've spent
> about 20 minutes googling and looking over the list, but cant seem to find
> a resolution to this problem. Printing did work fine at one time. I'm not
> sure if I updated a cups related package via red-carpet, or if this just
> happened out of the blue.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> Thanks,
> Ryan

You should first look at /var/log/cups/error_log and see what errors it is
posting. If you can't work out what is wrong from the log, post the relevant
section to this list and someone will help you out.

--
Regards,

Graham Smith

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