[cups.general] spooler queue stops by themselve

Johannes Meixner jsmeix at suse.de
Thu May 8 07:17:59 PDT 2008


On May 7 10:11 Jo Hobbit wrote (shortened):
> if a printer is swiched off, after a period of time
> the spooler will shut down the queue.
> error_log:
>  [Job 424] Unable to locate printer 'fooprn'!
>  PID 7148 (/q60/cups/lib/cups/backend/ipp) stopped with status 4!

I.e. you use the IPP protocol to talk to a network printer.
and try to use a recommended protocol (if possibly for
your particular network printer).

>  ErrorPolicy retry-job

See "man backend" why an ErrorPolicy setting doesn't help
if the backend explicitely requests the cupsd to stop the queue.

Kind Regards
Johannes Meixner
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Maxfeldstrasse 5, 90409 Nuernberg, Germany
AG Nuernberg, HRB 16746, GF: Markus Rex

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