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restarting lpd
Authored by: cjmilne on Jun 24, '02 08:20:58PM

so i ran into balthisar's lpd bug & fiddled around for a while. i'm reasonably sure that simply killing & restarting lpd then doing an 'lpc restart all' brings things back to life. the only odd part (for me anyways) is that lpd is running from /usr/libexec/lpd which is kind of an odd place for a daemon to run from. no matter, all i did was to 'ps ax|grep lpd' then killed the process number (actually tried a HUP but it didn't come back to life), then restarted it '/usr/libexec/lpd' and then 'lpc restart all' and wham, my print job came out of the printer.

all the 'lpc status printer' stuff returns normal results & there don't appear to be any further problems. if this is persistent i'll probably hack together a script to automate this so i don't have to manually do this every time the ibook wakes up.


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