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Re: [SLE] Cleaning cups queue through ssh [SUSE 8.2]
  • From: Johannes Meixner <jsmeix@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 11:57:45 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0605101132200.4650@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>


On May 9 17:24 Carlos E. R. wrote (shortened):
> what about an option somewhere in "cancel" or wherever to also
> kill (or whateveris needed) the backend, at the user's risk?
> Another idea. There is a "reset" line in the parallel cable going to the
> printer. If it works, you notice it by the printer "resetting" when the
> computer is powered up - in fact, if I boot W98 with my printer on, it
> resets two or three times, as windows goes by it different boot processes.
> Touching that line after emptying the buffer might work for some printers:
> it could be a configuration option enabled somewhere (admin decision).

Both ideas seem to make sense, in particular because it is optional
(i.e. it should not cause new unexpected problems).

Feel free to send an enhancement request directly to CUPS via
-> [ Submit Bug or Feature Request ]

Kind Regards,
Johannes Meixner
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Maxfeldstrasse 5 Mail: jsmeix@xxxxxxx
90409 Nuernberg, Germany WWW:

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