Question about spooler


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Question about spooler
# 1  
Old 11-20-2008
Question about spooler

I use software in Unix, I am trying to edit the file before final printing. Because the software only let me enter the data into, then print out, during printing, unix will save file buffer in some where to be ready print, if now I cancel the printing job, the file's buffer should be in spool, and then can I edit this buffer, and continue to print?
# 2  
Old 11-20-2008
/var/spool is one common place.
But the file may not be there - once you cancel the print job the file is marked for deletion.

Does the software not have some kind of 'I want a copy of the file' option?
# 3  
Old 11-20-2008
which command to check printing list and find out what job is ready to print in queue. So when I cancel the printing job, meantime, the file buffer is also be canceled, right? Best way is I save the file under the Unix, and then edit the file, finally print out through unix command, right?
# 4  
Old 11-23-2008
Yes, that is what I would suggest.
 
Login or Register to Ask a Question

Previous Thread | Next Thread

7 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. SCO

SCO: UNIX Spooler

I have a system that will not allow me to print from any network printers. The printers are setup correctly. I have already used lpshut and lpsched to reset the spooler I am able to print jobs as long as I go around the spooler. However, anytime I attempt to send a job through spooler it... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: T Long
9 Replies

2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Print spooler

:eek: I need to check the status of my print spooler on an HP-UX what is the command? Thanks Janelle (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: lilnixon
1 Replies

3. Shell Programming and Scripting

Print Spooler Script

I have posted before about this; but I am not sure I was clear on my message, so I am hoping someone can help with this as I gathered more information. Excuse me if I am not making sense...I am new to UNIXWARE :-( The print spooler start script was adjusted according to another engineer... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Yorgy
4 Replies

4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Restarting the Spooler

:confused: Everytime our UNIXWARE 7 Server is restarted we also have to restart the spooler. If the spooler is not restarted, print jobs get stuck in the queu. Once restarted by using the following command lpstop and lpstart everything works fine. Does anyone have any ideas what could be causing... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Yorgy
0 Replies

5. HP-UX

Unix Spooler - Hp deskjet

W eare currently running a Unix printer spooler and HP Deskjet printers. We are trying to set up a printer on the spooler server, but are getting connection errors. While we are able to ping and telnet to the relevant HP printer, we cannot set them up. Response: - The HP JetDirect Printer... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Vegas
0 Replies

6. HP-UX

Spooler Problem

Greetings, I have encountered the following errors and printing stops frequently. " ERROR 45 FROM LOCKF CALL ON FILE OUTPUTQ". I restart the spooler repeatedly but that is not a permanent solution. Please give me your usual assistance. With regards, Wobitu (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: wobitu
2 Replies

7. Programming

printer status for print spooler: help

Hey people I am currently working on a print spooler for unix over a network. I need help regarding the status of the printer. Is there any way to know when the printer has finished a previous job, so that the next job from the queue can be processed. Also is there any other way to print other... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: rage
0 Replies
Login or Register to Ask a Question

Featured Tech Videos