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Old 10-24-2009, 04:17 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Cups/lpr returns "Request Entity Too Large"

I just solved the problem on my OpenSuSE 11.1.
lpr was giving me "Request Entity Too Large", with no other indication, what could be wrong. Not even in syslog I found something.
When I straced cupsd I found out, that for some reason, all of my spool directories had been mounted read-only after the last reboot. After remounting them rw printing works again. Hope that helps to somebody with the same problem.

Old 12-15-2013, 10:46 PM   #2
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Smile Cups/lpr returns "Request Entity Too Large"

This can happen when there is no disk space available for /var
Please run the command
$ df -h
and see if the partition containing /var is not full

Old 12-16-2013, 07:29 AM   #3
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pls mark this post as solved so others doing a search can find it useful
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aus9, FYI this is a 4 year old thread where the OP last activity was 2 years ago.
Old 12-16-2013, 05:14 PM   #5
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ahh maybe someone did not see the warning that it was an old post?

thanks for checking


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