SUMMARY: lpsched core dumps

From: Rob Napholz (
Date: Thu Jul 31 1997 - 07:30:15 CDT

orig question
> Hello all:
> I had some trouble adding a remote printer today(first time on this box)
> I search sunsolve and found this bug 1103890 and tried the work around
> but no luck.
> I think this may be caused by one of the patches but i not sure
> which one.
> #accept printer
> UX:accept: ERROR: Can't establish contact with the LP print service.
> TO FIX: Either the LP print service has stopped,
> or all message channels are busy. If the
> problem continues, get help from your
> system administrator.
> /usr/lib/lp/lpsched
> Abort - core dumped

Thanks go to
John D Groenveld <>
Sanjaya Srivastava <Sanjaya.Srivastava@Ebay.Sun.COM>
David Montgomery <>

Divid Said it best:

>Make sure you don't have any large print jobs waiting to be printed
?(in directories under /var/spool/lp/tmp/). Also the fifos listenBSD and
>listenS5 in /var/spool/lp/fifos/ are sometimes created as plain files >instead
>of fifos when the print system screws up. If this happens remove them >and restart lpsched.

I removed a core file from /var/spool/lp but this didnt help..
the fifo directory was missing created it chmod and chown to lp
and it works...

Thanks again Rob

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