Re: Issues with the LP spooler (349 Views)
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Fidel Ramirez_1
Posts: 57
Registered: ‎05-30-2002
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Issues with the LP spooler

Hello,

 

This is an HP-UX 11.23 system. Earlier this morning, /var was 100% full and printers couldn't print.

I made space available but the spooler got corrupted.

I'm trying to fix it but there are still issues.

Now, when trying to print I got this message:

 

lp: request ids exhausted for printer: lj75_1. contact LP Administrator

 

I'll appreciate your help.

Thank you,

 

Fidel

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Kris_Knigga
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Registered: ‎06-28-2011
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Re: Issues with the LP spooler

Check to see if your printers are still enabled. The spooler might have disabled them when the volume filled up.

Kris Knigga
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Fidel Ramirez_1
Posts: 57
Registered: ‎05-30-2002
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Re: Issues with the LP spooler

Hi Kris,

 

Thank you for your response.

The issue was the file outputq got corrupted.

Also, after fixing this, a printer queue was creating tons of print requests such that the print request limit number got exhausted but now all is working fine.

 

Fidel

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