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If it doesn't, its certainly not in CUPS. mac-osx printing print-server share|improve this question asked Oct 8 '09 at 19:09 Ross 213 add a comment| 1 Answer 1 active oldest votes up vote 1 down vote To verify its Reconnect the network cable-see if it starts spooling up. Actually the print queue has been paused and empty, yet the document is sent to the printer repeatedly. this contact form

Someone sent a problem document to a printer, which caused the printer to give a RIP error and completely freeze. Doing a factory reset, leaving it unplugged overnight, and doing several manual 'reset print service' on the printers managment page has no effect. What I'm wondering is where exactly this document is hiding. It doesn't appear to be in the print queue on the server. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/print-server-mystery.325198/

share|improve this answer answered Oct 8 '09 at 19:16 Josh Budde 2,295107 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded On the OS X server if you do lpstat -t at the command line, the troublesome job doesn't appear at all? The document tries to print each time we reboot the printer. up vote 1 down vote favorite We have a OS X server running a print share.

Also, to confirm this the print job does not print while the ethernet is unplugged. RIP printers do a lot of weird things with spooling. It doesn't appear in the cups queue in var, we cleared all the binary files manually. Even shutting off the CUPS system completely doesn't help, the job keeps on trying to print over and over.

The print job is not being stored in the printer memory. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed Once you plug it in the printer says 'network busy', starts printing, then freezes and shows the RIP error. click for more info Papercut is used to charge people for printing.

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