cupsd: Child exited with status 125!

Helge Blischke h.blischke at
Fri Jan 28 05:06:12 PST 2005

Anonymous wrote:
> Im running cups 1.1.23 on OpenUNIX 8 and i keep getting the following error whenever i try to run cups.
> cupsd. Child exited with status 125!
> cups: unable to start scheduler
> Thanks in advance

Carefully look at your [x]inetd.conf and related files.
Errno 125 usually means "address already in use". I looks like some
other application is
using port 631.

Either modify your configuration or use a different port with CUPS (that
may lead to problems
for other systems to access your CUPS).


Helge Blischke
SRZ Berlin | Firmengruppe besscom
tel: +49 30 75301-360

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