SUMMARY:SPARCprinter II and Solaris 2.4 (namely patch 101945-41)

From: Erik Blaufuss (
Date: Sat Jun 29 1996 - 14:10:58 CDT

Thanks to those who responded, the help was greatly
"Benjamin J. Anello" <>
Todd Pfaff <>
Casper Dik <casper@holland.Sun.COM>
Robert Pasken <>

The trouble bascically boiled down to not having the
correct combination of patches installed.
The correct patch was one from the Solaris 2.4
installation CD,namely patch 102113-xx.
It fixes the trouble introduced by the kernel

Thanks again.

Original question:
>Hello Sun Managers
>We have a SPARC 5 here, running Solaris 2.4.
>We have a Sunpics SPARCprinterII attached and are
>using NeWSPrint software, version 2.5 B.
>I recently upgraded it to Solaris 2.4, from 2.3.
>Until the upgrade we have been having trouble with
>print jobs not being flushed from the print queue when
>they are finished, they had to be cancelled manually.
>After the upgrade, the printer and queue worked fine.
>I then installed the recommended patch cluster, and
>it returned to its old evil ways. I backed out the
>it returned to it's old evil ways. I backed out the
>kernel patch (ID 101945-41) and the printer works normally.
>My question: Is there some work around to this
>situation? I guess the kernel patch is needed,
>is there some other patch that fixes this?
>I searched for a while in the archives and found

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Erik Blaufuss

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