[CentOS] Unable to connect to printer; will retry in 30 seconds...: Connection timed out

John jses27 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 18 17:24:32 UTC 2008


> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Indunil Jayasooriya
> Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2008 2:42 AM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: [CentOS] Unable to connect to printer;will retry in 
> 30 seconds...: Connection timed out
> 
> Hi ALL,
> 
> I recently withed from CentOS 3 X  server to CentOS 4.5. It works fine
> other than printers.
> 
> there are many printers connected to it. We have configured 
> the commnad
> 
> printconf
> 
> queue type is Networked UNIX (LPD)
> 
> 
> Some times, we will be able to print , But, some times, We will NOT be
> able to print.
> 
> We can ping its ip address. Even, when we can't print, We can ping its
> ip address.
> 
> When we check logs , we see something like this.
> 
> [Job 888] Unable to connect to printer; will retry in 30 seconds...:
> Connection timed out
> 
> 
> Then, What we do is , We go to application, system setting, printing
> 
> and when we get the window, We click apply button,
> Then, again, We will be able to print.
> 
> Could u pls let me know why?
> 
> But, When We used CentOS 3X, it worked fine. No problem at all.
> 
> here are rpms installed on  CentOS 3X
> 
> [root at lwlsvr_old root]# rpm -qa |grep cups
> cups-1.1.17-13.3.32
> cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.32
> 
> [root at lwlsvr_old root]# rpm -qa |grep samba
> redhat-config-samba-1.0.16-5
> samba-common-3.0.9-1.3E.5
> samba-3.0.9-1.3E.5
> samba-swat-3.0.9-1.3E.5
> samba-client-3.0.9-1.3E.5
> 
> 
> 
> But, on CentOS 4.5 , We get issues.
> 
> here are rpms installed on  CentOS 4.5
> 
> [root at lwlsvr ~]# rpm -qa |grep cups
> hal-cups-utils-0.5.2-8
> libgnomecups-0.1.12-5
> cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.20
> cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.20
> 
> [root at lwlsvr ~]# rpm -qa |grep samba
> system-config-samba-1.2.21-1.el4.1
> samba-common-3.0.10-1.4E.11
> samba-3.0.10-1.4E.11
> samba-client-3.0.10-1.4E.11
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You Hit the Apply Button But did you bother to make it Default Printer?

JohnStanley



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