Topics: AIX, System Admin

Simple printer remediation

To resolve a stuck printer, do the following:

Check the status of the queue:

# lpstat -W -p[queue-name]
Find the pio process in use for that queue:
# ps -ef | grep pio
Kill that pio process:
# kill [process-number]
Check the status of the queue again:
# lpstat -W -p[queue-name]
Enable the queue again:
# enable [queue-name]

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