From: Raymond Kelly (ray at domain phbrink.ie)
Date: Thu 28 Oct 1999 - 13:13:44 IST
Vincent Cunniffe wrote:
> > When I check the printer queue with klpq I have the message:
> > "Warning No daemon present"
> > What do I neet to restore and how?
> ps -aux | grep lpd
> to make sure that the 'lpd' daemon is running (line printer daemon)
> if it isn't, then there should be an entry in the
> directory of the format 'SNNlpd', where NN are both digits. Run
> '/etc/rc.d/rc3.d/SNNlpd start' to start the daemon again.
> If there isn't such a file in the directory, then you need to
> create a new one, which you do by linking to the main init scripts
> in the '/etc/rc.d/init.rc' directory :
> cd /etc/rc.d/rc3.d
> ln -s ../init.rc/lpd SNNlpd
> where NN is a pair of digits again.
> Once you've created a script in the rc3 directory, it'll automatically
> be started each boot, so you won't need to worry about manually
> starting it again.
or if you're too lazy to do all that & don't mind repeating the
following the next time you upgrade you're distro
/usr/sbin/lpd to the end of
/etc/rc.d/rc.local under redhat
/sbin/init.d/boot.local under SuSE (it's a link from /etc/rc.d )
-- Raymond Kelly: ray at domain phbrink.ie: Systems Administrator: PH Brink International, Ballybrit Business Park, Galway, Ireland: TEL: +353 91 771181: Mobile: +353 87 2886761 (Caller ID only): http://www.linux.ie/linux-ie-people.html#RayKelly
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