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Operating Systems Solaris "lpr.error] Warning: Received SIGPIPE" continuously appearing in logs
# 1  
Old 07-13-2009
"lpr.error] Warning: Received SIGPIPE" continuously appearing in logs

On a Solaris 8 print server we're continuously (every 2 minutes or so) getting these messages in the logs:
Code:
printd[21867]: [ID 889138 lpr.error] Warning: Received SIGPIPE; continuing

I've applied this patch and restarted the printd daemon, but it doesn't help: #109320-22: SunOS 5.8: lp patch

Does anyone have any idea what could be causing this?
# 2  
Old 07-15-2009
This bug (from '97, Solaris 5) seems to match what you're seeing:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/docum...=1-1-4049234-1

BUT I've been unable to locate a patch or workaround on SunSolve that would address it. My best guess would be to do a full recommended patch cluster install.
# 3  
Old 07-16-2009
Thanks, I ended up installing some patches and also fixing a configuration problem in /etc/printers.conf. So far the messages haven't been seen again
# 4  
Old 07-16-2009
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Originally Posted by aussieos
Thanks, I ended up installing some patches and also fixing a configuration problem in /etc/printers.conf. So far the messages haven't been seen again
That's good to hear. Can you share a little about the config change if you think it might have been related to the problem? That info might be helpful to others.
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Old 07-20-2009
The config change was simply that 2 of the printer stanzas in printers.conf were pointing to a print server that no longer exists. I changed them to our new CUPS server and the messages seem to have stopped.

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