LPD Printing in RH 7.3

Martin Stacey martin at safcol.com.au
Wed Dec 11 13:31:11 CST 2002


I have setup a printer (HP 2200 with a JetDirect print server) and it's
printing fine.

However, I have noticed that print jobs aren't being delete from my spool
directory once they are printed.

If I do a lpq -P<printer name> I see print jobs that have already printed.
There status is now done instead of active.

My printer's entry in /etc/printcap;

Admin1:\
 :ml=0:\
 :mx=0:\
 :sd=/var/spool/lpd/Admin1:\
 :af=/var/spool/lpd/Admin1/Admin1.acct:\
 :sh:\
 :rm:10.1.1.201:\
 :rp=auto:\
 :lpd_bounce=true:\
 :if=/usr/share/printconf/util/mf_wrapper:

This never happened in previous RH release. Is this behaviour normal for
this release?

Martin Stacey
IT Support Manager
Safcol Australia Pty Ltd


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