Phil Freund wrote: > Let's try this again. Maybe someone won't hijack this thread this time. > > I just ran across an odd issue. I have a default network printer I setup for > all of my zones. I added that printer to the zone I use as a source for > cloning new zones with no problem and it prints fine. I can create new zones > from the source zone that has the printer defined in it with no problem. > > Now here's the oddity: As long as the original source zone is booted, I can > print to the printer that was in the original source zone. If the source zone > is shutdown, I cannot print to that printer and the print request hangs in > the queue. As a matter of fact, if I issue lpstat -o with the source zone up, > it returns immediately but if the source zone is down, the lpstat -o command > waits at least 30 seconds to respond. If I delete the printer from the new > zone and re-add it, it works normally without any dependency on the source > zone. > > Does anyone have any ideas about why this is happening? If this is expected > behavior, shouldn't it be documented somewhere with a warning?
Phil, I have forwarded your question to someone who works on the print subsystem but who probably doesn't read zones-discuss. If he responds I'll pass it along. Jerry _______________________________________________ zones-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org