[K12OSN] Ongoing printing problems k12ltsp V8
k12ltsp at rwcinc.net
Mon Jan 14 17:24:55 UTC 2008
I've had this problem from time to time. I edit /etc/cups/printers.conf
and reset the printer that has the state "Stopped" and restart cups.
It hasn't affected me enough yet to add a cron job to copy/create a
generic printers.conf file using a cron job, but it could be done very
Shawn Powers wrote:
> I have the problem with K12LTSP 6.0.0 as well, but I think it's after a
> printer is "out of paper" for a significant amount of time, CUPS will
> take it offline. I haven't found an option to remedy that, and must log
> into the CUPS web interface and "start" printers a few times a week. I
> think it's training my folks to keep paper in their printers, but it is
> a pain for me. :)
> Is there a setting somewhere that I've missed that will stop CUPS from
> taking unreachable or unprintable printers offline?
> Sorry I can't be any help,
> On Jan 13, 2008, at 10:11 PM, bear2bar at netscape.net wrote:
>> Help with this is greatly appreciated.
>> 1) OS K12ltsp V8 (fresh install not an upgrade)
>> 2) Server P-IV 2.67 GHz
>> 2 Gb mem
>> 3) Printer HP Laserjet 2200 with an allocated static IP address
>> 3) In LTS.conf printer is defined
>> Problem: printer randomly goes off-line, be it after printing or being
>> Action: created a sudo account for system admin, (not root) to issue a
>> cups up cmd - no result as the cmd is ignored unless issued by "root"
>> created cron jobs for both root and admin to turn on the printer
>> every 1 minuter, althought the cron jobs seem to run the printer still
>> goes off-line.
>> HELP !!!!!!!!
>> thks in advance
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