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Re: CUPS hosed again?

On Wed, Sep 06, 2006 at 09:17:37 +0200, PD Dr.-Ing. C. Hurschler wrote:
> it seems as if in the last few days CUPS has been changed (broken!) again.  
> After an apt-get dist-upgrade in etch I get
> "Parallel port busy; will retry in 30 seconds..."
> on the printer page in the web-interface.  I guess it's a rights problem 
> again, although it also occurs when logged in as root.  I haven't had time to 
> look into it further....
> Anyone know what up?

Does your lp device have the correct ownership and permissions?

$ ls -l /dev/lp*
crw-rw---- 1 root lp 6, 0 2006-09-06 13:41 /dev/lp0

Maybe some other process is blocking the device. 

$ lsof -w | grep /dev/lp

might help you to find out if that is the case.


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