SCO Unix/System V Printing FAQ
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The only time I've seen this happen is when some very old
interface scripts were copied up to a new version. I never took the
time to look at the scripts to see why they weren't working, but
apparently they'd hang for some reason, so lp would assume a
printer fault, stop the job, wait a bit, and then send it again.
And again, and again.. Replacing the interfaces with current
versions fixed it instantly.
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