CUPS definately hosed

Paul paul at all-the-johnsons.co.uk
Mon Aug 30 19:49:37 UTC 2004


Hi,

> # lsof -n >temp 
> # (perform thrashing)
> # lsof -n >temp1 && diff temp temp1 | grep -v lsof
> 
> I just tried it here with just a pause and got no changes in open files, so 
> there is some hope you might see interesting and relevant changes...

Can't see anything much in that. However, /var/log/cups/error_log is
showing something of interest...

I [30/Aug/2004:14:29:39 +0100] Listening to 7f000001:631
I [30/Aug/2004:14:29:39 +0100] Loaded configuration file
"/etc/cups/cupsd.conf"
I [30/Aug/2004:14:29:39 +0100] Configured for up to 100 clients.
I [30/Aug/2004:14:29:39 +0100] Allowing up to 100 client connections per
host.
I [30/Aug/2004:14:29:39 +0100] Full reload is required.
W [30/Aug/2004:14:30:13 +0100] LoadDevices: Backend did not respond
within 30 seconds!

(this was repeated quite a few times before this snippet)

Definately looks like a cups problem.

A previous error_log gave this

I [22/Aug/2004:05:14:22 +0100] Listening to 7f000001:631
I [22/Aug/2004:05:14:22 +0100] Loaded configuration file
"/etc/cups/cupsd.conf"
I [22/Aug/2004:05:14:22 +0100] Configured for up to 100 clients.
I [22/Aug/2004:05:14:22 +0100] Allowing up to 100 client connections per
host.
I [22/Aug/2004:05:14:22 +0100] Full reload is required.
I [22/Aug/2004:05:14:25 +0100] LoadPPDs: Read "/etc/cups/ppds.dat", 4227
PPDs...
I [22/Aug/2004:05:14:27 +0100] LoadPPDs: Wrote "/etc/cups/ppds.dat",
4227 PPDs...
I [22/Aug/2004:05:14:28 +0100] Full reload complete.
I [22/Aug/2004:17:34:10 +0100] Job 66 queued on 'HP-DJ980cxi' by 'paul'.
I [22/Aug/2004:17:34:10 +0100] Started
filter /usr/lib/cups/filter/pstops (PID 8253) for job 66.
I [22/Aug/2004:17:34:10 +0100] Started
filter /usr/lib/cups/filter/foomatic-rip (PID 8254) for job 66.
I [22/Aug/2004:17:34:10 +0100] Started backend /usr/lib/cups/backend/usb
(PID 8255) for job 66.
I [26/Aug/2004:09:21:51 +0100] Adding start banner page "none" to job
67.
I [26/Aug/2004:09:21:51 +0100] Adding end banner page "none" to job 67.
I [26/Aug/2004:09:21:51 +0100] Job 67 queued on 'HP-DJ980cxi' by 'bev'.
I [26/Aug/2004:09:21:51 +0100] Started
filter /usr/lib/cups/filter/pstops (PID 27300) for job 67.
I [26/Aug/2004:09:21:51 +0100] Started
filter /usr/lib/cups/filter/foomatic-rip (PID 27301) for job 67.
I [26/Aug/2004:09:21:51 +0100] Started backend /usr/lib/cups/backend/usb
(PID 27302) for job 67.
I [28/Aug/2004:12:45:51 +0100] Scheduler shutting down normally.

TTFN

Paul

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