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SCO Openserver 5.0.7 Printing Problem UX:cancel WARNING: "-dparallel" is not a request id or a printer

Posted on 2009-04-14
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When I try to print using a standard print command "lp -dparallel /etc/hosts i get this error message!  Where parallel is the printer name.
UX:cancel WARNING: "-dparallel" is not a request id or a printer
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Question by:gary_j
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by:gheist
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You do not have printer queue named "parallel"
lpq lists queues...
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Somewhere in the driver configuration you have -dparallel where it should read "-d parallel, the -d being the destination printer switch.

Chris B
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by:gary_j
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the printer always worked until yesterday.  Something corrupted the print spooler.  
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something corupted command line.
lp -d parallel /etc/passwd

like burrcm already said.
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