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Re: [SLE] Networking CUPS?
  • From: "Hylton Conacher (ZR1HPC)" <hylton@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 May 2005 20:18:23 +0200
  • Message-id: <4288E3EF.1080903@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Graham Smith wrote:
On Sun, 8 May 2005 03:54, Hylton Conacher (ZR1HPC) wrote:

All I get is an error number 98 when I rccups restart. Below is the last
few lines copied and pasted from the SERVERS /var/log/cups/error_log as
it was booted. Client brought online after server:
E [07/May/2005:19:41:12 +0200] httpGetHostByName("@LOCAL ###### This has
to be set") failed - Host name lookup failure!

E [07/May/2005:19:41:12 +0200] Bad BrowseAddress @LOCAL ###### This has
to be set at line 537.
E [07/May/2005:19:41:12 +0200] Unknown directive # on line 801.
E [07/May/2005:19:41:12 +0200] Unknown directive # on line 802.
E [07/May/2005:19:41:12 +0200] Unknown Location directive # on line 833.

E [07/May/2005:19:41:16 +0200] StartListening: Unable to find IP address
for server name " # Use an IP address as it is less
prone to error" - Host name lookup failure
E [07/May/2005:19:41:16 +0200] StartListening: Unable to bind socket for
address 00000000:631 - Address already in use.

At a guess your /etc/hosts file is incorrectly configured in your server machine and more than likely in your client machine as well. Make sure you have an entry in the above file for
Can you please post the file to the list so that we can see where the mistakes are.
I tried posting my cupsd/client.conf and hosts files from both trhe server and client and the message was returned me with amongst other things:
ezmlm-reject: fatal: Sorry, I don't accept messages larger than 20000 bytes (#5.2.3)

What I cannot understand is that I bvasically pasted teh conf files you sent me privately Graham.
Hylton Conacher - Linux user # 229959 at
Currently using SuSE 9.0 Professional with KDE 3.1

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