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printed file not removed from spool

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I use a remote printer on Solaris 2.5.
Printing works weel. Unfortunately
all printed files are not removed from the spooler area
(yes, I went into the correct directory)
How do I setup the dam... lp commands to make these files disappear ?
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by:hrumayor
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In solaris 2.4 there is a patch for a bug very similar
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cd to the directory /var/spool/lp/tmp/"SYSTEM NAME", it should have all of the files in it, try running 'lpstat' and seeing if all of the files are there.  Also edit the file /etc/lp/Systems ,
near the bottom will be lines like this:

"PRINTER_NAME":x:-:bsd:-:n:10:-:-:

change the 4th column (the 2nd dash) to a 1, this one only one file should stay in the directory.  

Hope this helps...
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by:OM
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The raeson was that the printer was setup BSD while
it is using S5 system.
Then, changing bsd to s5 in the Systems file made
the file deteted.
It is not clear enough the role of the 4th field
of the Systems line.

The answer is not complete, regarding of the question,
but it is interesting enough to be be C rating.

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