cupsd: Child exited with status 98!

Michael Sweet mike at
Mon Jul 5 11:11:59 PDT 2004

Anonymous wrote:
> Cups error_log:
> I [05/Jul/2004:10:19:17 -0400] Full reload complete.
> D [05/Jul/2004:10:19:17 -0400] StartListening: NumListeners=2
> D [05/Jul/2004:10:19:17 -0400] StartListening: address=00000000 port=631
> D [05/Jul/2004:10:19:17 -0400] StartListening: address=00000000 port=631
> E [05/Jul/2004:10:19:17 -0400] StartListening: Unable to bind socket - Address
> already in use.

You have two lines listening on port 631 that resolve to the same
address.  For example, if you have:

     Port 631
     Listen *:631

then remove one of the lines - they mean the same thing.

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Printing Software for UNIX             

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