Re: CUPS printing problems

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On Wed, 2006-04-19 at 20:52 -0500, Jeff Vian wrote:
> I have recently added an FC5 system to my home network.
> I already have an FC4 server that has all my printers connected and I
> want to not have to move them.  I want to have all machines on my local
> LAN able to print to this server.
> Note: I am not running samba since I have no windows systems to deal
> with.
> Printing from the local machine works, so it seems this is related to
> enabling 
> I have gone to the CUPS documentation and it seems that I should be able
> to add a simple "Listen IP:port" in the cupsd.conf file and it should
> work.
> Whenever I try adding this option in the conf file then restarting cups
> it fails with "child exited with error 98!", as if the syntax was wrong.
> I cannot see the error, and what I have is like the example given in
> the .conf file but it just fails.
> Without the Listen option, the access_log shows me that the printing
> attempt from the remote system fails with a 403 error.
> Any pointers to the obviously simple fix for my blind eyes? 

Make sure there's no uncommented "Port" option in the file.

What I have on my printer server is:

Browsing On
BrowseProtocols cups
BrowseOrder Deny,Allow
BrowseAllow from @LOCAL
Listen *:631

The other linux boxes on my network auto-discover my printer with this
config on the server.


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