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Old 09-29-2003, 07:14 PM   #1
Registered: Jul 2003
Distribution: Currently Suse 11.1 but have RH7,8,9 / Fedora 7,8_64,9_64,&10_64
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Cups defaults to on during boot / lpd can't bind port 515

Hello all
apparently there is a bug somewhere
My Cups starts before the lpd and grabs port 515 and won't let the lpd have it

is there a way to modify this behavior

where would I tell the Cups to start after the lpd
which file would I modify

maybe I could modify the Cups config to default to off

I dunno
ummmmmmm suggestions???

oh yea
Old 09-29-2003, 07:37 PM   #2
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Hmmm, I thought Redhat had fully converted completely to CUPS. Anyway, probably, if my menu is the same...

System Settings-->Services

I have CUPS running, but cups-lpd (backward compatibility layer) is off. Try turning cups-lpd, not cups. I don't think you will be able to print at all without it running.

Old 09-29-2003, 07:39 PM   #3
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well Ive got it set for LPRng rite now
cause I'm to lazy to figure out why cups won't work properly on my box
i'll look tho


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