[clug-talk] configure printer

Michael Walters waltersm at telusplanet.net
Sun May 28 21:47:06 PDT 2006


Hello Gustin,

I did as you suggested and did a tail -n60 /var/cups/error_log
as super user using tab completion where applicable and got the 
following results:

I [28/May/2006:18:35:07 -0600] Full reload is required.
I [28/May/2006:18:35:09 -0600] Load PPDs:Read "/var/lib/cups/ppds.dat", 
2517 PPDs...
I [28/May/2006:18:35:10 -0600] Load PPDs: No new or changed PPDs ...
I [28/May/2006:18:35:11 -0600] Full reload complete
I [28/May/2006:20:01:34 -0600] Scheduler shutting down normally
I [28/May/2006:20:59:11 -0600] Loaded configuration file 
"/etc/cups/cupsd.config"
I [28/May/2006:20:59:11 -0600] Configured for up to 100 clients
I [28/May/2006:20:59:11 -0600] Allowing up to 100 client connections per 
host
I [28/May/2006:20:59:11 -0600] Full reload is required
I [28/May/2006:20:59:13 -0600] Load PPDs:Read "/var/lib/cups/ppds.dat", 
2512 PPDs...
I [28/May/2006:20:59:14 -0600] Load  PPDs: No new or changed PPD's...
I [28/May/2006:20:59:15 -0600] Full reload complete
I [28/May/2006:21:14:23 -0600] Adding start banner page "none" to job 382
I [28/May/2006:21:14:23 -0600] Adding end banner page "none" to job 382
I [28/May/2006:21:14:23 -0600] Job 382 qued on 'Canon BJ-2003' by 'michael'.
I [28/May/2006:21:27:32 -0600] Scheduler shutting down normally.
I [28/May/2006:21:27:32 -0600] Loaded configuration file 
"/etc/cups/cupsd.config"
I [28/May/2006:21:27:32 -0600] Configured for up to 100 clients
I [28/May/2006:21:27:32 -0600] Allowing up to 100 clients to connect per 
host.
I [28/May/2006:21:27:32 -0600] Full reload is required.
I [28/May/2006:21:27:33 -0600] Load PPDs: Read "/var/log/cups/ppds.dat", 
2517 PPDs...
I [28/May/2006:21:27:34 -0600] Load PPDs: No new or changed PPDs...
I [28/May/2006:21:27:34 -0600] Full reload complete


Does this give you a clue as to what is going on Gustin?

All help appreciated in advance,

Michael Walters
Gustin Johnson wrote:
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> Michael Walters wrote:
>> Hello Gustin,
>>
>> I have highlighted in green among other things at /etc/init.d$
>> cupsys and cupsys.dpkg-new . Should I su and remove cupsys.dpkg-new and 
>> then run /etc.init.d/cupsys restart and then do a cat 
>> /var/log.cups/error_log to see the details of any errors just as you 
>> suggest? or should I just do /etc/init.d/cupsys restart exactly as you 
>> suggest without removeing cupsys.dpkg-new and then do a cat 
>> /var/log/cups/error_log to see the details of any errors exactly as you 
>> suggest?
>>
>> The reason I was thinking that I should remove cupsys.dpkg-new is that I 
>>   believe I got my printer problems running dkpg when I should not have.
>>
> The dpkg.new means that dpkg detected the new version is different from
> the old.  The dpkg.new file is not harming anything and can be kept as is.
> 
> Just run the existing file (since that is what is happening on boot) and
> post the output from the error log.  If it is really long (the log
> file), then tail -n60 /var/log/cups/error.log
> 
> 
>> Regards,
>>
>> Michael Walters
>> ______________________________________________
>> Gustin Johnson wrote:
>> bogi wrote:
>>>>> no.
>>>>> chkconfig --list and send the result in.
>> I don't think that this exists in a Debian based distro
>>
>>>>> Cheers
>>>>> Szemir
>>>>>
>>>>> On May 28, 2006 09:00, Michael Walters wrote:
>>>>>> Hello All,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On boot up I noticed that the computer while trying to run the cups said
>>>>>> to correct the error by running /etc/rc5.d/h(something)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> And I have several choices for that something and perhaps a few other
>>>>>> things should be run too.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> run /etc/rc5.d/hddtemp   ??
>> This has nothing to do with cups
>>
>>>>>> run /etc/rc5.d/s20xprint ??
>> Should not be run directly.
>>
>>>>>> Since squid is not working either should I run
>>>>>> run/etc/rc5.d/s20squid  ??
>> Does squid need to be running?  It likely should not be running unless
>> one knows how to configure and lock it down.
>>
>>>>>> and should I run /etc/rd5.d/inetd ??
>> Not really related to cups either.
>>
>> Basically to run these scripts you look in /etc/init.d/
>>
>> So for me
>> /etc/init.d/cupsys restart
>> is how I restart the cups service.
>>
>> cat /var/log/cups/error_log
>> to see the details of any errors.
>>
>>>>>> All help appreciated in advance.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I will check all the replies to this email for the next three days
>>>>>> before trying any of them to be safe from messing up my system.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I messed up my system by trying a suggestion some people made without
>>>>>> checking it out first. That is how I lost printer configuration in the
>>>>>> first place.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I was thinking of doing what was suggested at boot up, if I can get it
>>>>>> right.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I would do the above as super user of course.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks in advance,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Michael Walters
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