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Date:      Thu, 24 Oct 1996 18:47:52 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Victor Manuel Carranza Gonzalez <victor@usac.edu.gt>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: lpd problem (exiting on signal 11)
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.961024184706.14557K-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.OSF.3.93.961024125054.5150C-100000@ns.usac.edu.gt>

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On Thu, 24 Oct 1996, Victor Manuel Carranza Gonzalez wrote:

> > > I am running FreeBSD 2.1.0 in a DEC Venturis 590 (pentium 90 MHz) with 8
> > > MB RAM (I know... that's too small, but already tried increasing RAM to
> > > 16MB without improvement). The problem is when I try to start a printer.
> > > Immediatly, I get the following error:
> > > 
> > > /kernel: pid xxx: lpd: uid 0: exited on signal 11
> > > 
> > > (nothing comes out at the printer, by the way)
> > 
> > Did you check your /etc/printcap for correctness?  
> 
> Well, I used the default printcap, which contains the following entry:
> 
> lp|local line printer:\
> 	:lp=/dev/lpt0:\
> 	 sd=/var/spool/output/lpd:\
> 	 lf=/var/log/lpd-errs:
> 
> > Have you tried replacing the lpd binary?
> 
> Yes, I replaced it with the one that comes in the #2 CD, labeled "Live
> File System" (in the Walnut Creek set), but nothing changed.
> 
> I suspected a problem with the enhanced parallel port setting, so I
> changed it to normal mode, but nothing.

What are you trying to print?  Maybe there is something in it that lpd
barfs on for some reason.

Does the syslog reveal any errors from lpd?

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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