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Old 10-24-2009, 03:17 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.

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Old 12-15-2013, 09:46 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

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Old 12-16-2013, 06:29 AM   #3
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Hi

pls mark this post as solved so others doing a search can find it useful
 
Old 12-16-2013, 06:34 AM   #4
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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, 04:14 PM   #5
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ahh maybe someone did not see the warning that it was an old post?

thanks for checking
 
Old 12-09-2021, 08:26 AM   #6
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Guys,

Recently, I had the same issue.

I executed next 3 steps:

1.- inodes in /var: #df -i /var; inodes in /var were 100% used.

2.- Locate path where inodes are the most: #find . -xdev -type f | cut -d "/" -f 2 | sort | uniq -c | sort -n

3.- #find /var/"path_finded_with_most_inodes_used" d -type f -mtime +7 -exec rm {} \;

NOTE: in my case, I deleted files with 7 or more days of modification time. You can put another value.
NOTE2: /var/"path_finded_with_most_inodes_used" is the output of step 2.

Also, checking in /var/log/cups/error_log is possible see messages like this:
Unable to create "/var/spool/cups/c2880723.N": No space left on device
 
Old 12-09-2021, 03:17 PM   #7
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Guys,

Recently, I had the same issue.
Please be kind to yourself and others. If you have a new problem do not reopen a thread that was originally started 12 years ago and has been deceased for the past 8 years.

It is much better for you to start your own thread since the software has changed dramatically over time.
 
  


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