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Old 10-28-2002
Print deamon? Solaris 4.1.4

hi, guys, I've met a problem when print some file on the printer.
it says: "no deamon present"
the system is solaris 4.1.4

i can't find reference on the docs.sun.com

so, what can I do about this?

Thanks a lot.
# 2  
Old 10-28-2002
Found the following on SunSolve - hope it helps:

Quote:
After booting a system, trying to print gives an error message
as follows :

% lpr /etc/motd
lpr: connect: No such file or directory
jobs queued, but cannot start daemon.
%

% lpq
Warning: no daemon present
Rank Owner Job Files Total Size
1st ...
%

The /usr/lib/lpd process must be manually started in order for
printing to work successfully.
Problem Solution Top

Check the /etc/rc file and make sure the following section
is not commented out :

#if [ -f /usr/lib/lpd ]; then
# rm -f /dev/printer /var/spool/lpd.lock
# /usr/lib/lpd; echo -n ' printer'
#fi

If it is, uncomment this section in the /etc/rc file, and the
lpd daemon will automatically be started at boot-up time :

if [ -f /usr/lib/lpd ]; then
rm -f /dev/printer /var/spool/lpd.lock
/usr/lib/lpd; echo -n ' printer'
fi
 

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