printing woes redhat 6.2

Buchan Milne bgmilne at
Tue Oct 10 13:56:38 GMT 2000

This is a redhat 6.2 question !

Check the integrity of your /etc/printcap file. If necessary, rename it
and start adding machines with printtool again.


Greg wrote:
> ok, one last problem in my migration to samba from nt....
> i added all the jet direct printers (by ip) and i was successfully able
> to print a test page to the first few i added and then, BAM, no more!
> now all the printers show up as "Paused" in windows.
> i have rebooted the server, restarted lpd countless times etc...
> the message i get from the linux box itself is
> lpr: connect: Connection refused
> jobs queued, but cannot start daemon.
> i have seen many posts on this but no solid or successful solution.
> thanks again
> greg
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