cups is ...

Eric Hall at
Tue Sep 16 08:41:38 PDT 2008

On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 07:41:49AM -0400, Tom Allison wrote:
> I'm stuck.
> I am trying to print to a remote printer through cups.
> It's worked for years.
> I moved my subnet to a different class and relabled the printer IP in 
> the cups.conf file to point to the new printer location.
> I can get firefox to print.
> Everything else fails.
> I get either a 'Error while printing' or 'An Unknown Error Occurred 
> while Printing'.
> Problem is, the cups log don't even show the notebook trying to access 
> the server.  And print Preview fails as well.
> So I'm inclined to think that the problem lies in the client rather than 
> the server.  I recently went through some upgrades of the OS and here I 
> am.  Not a fan of Apple right now...

	And this has what to do with macports?  Did you install cups 
via macports?

	That said, if you go editing files on disk without catching
all the places changes are needed, don't be surprised if things don't
work quite right.  


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