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Author: rongrout
Date: Thu Mar 24 10:44:49 2005
Subject: lock file permissions

My syslog is filling up with the following but I cannopt find out how to stop it.

Any ideas please?
Ron Grout


Jan 13 13:50:16 goring lpd[14659]: fcntl: hp4050surplus: lock: Permission denied 
Jan 13 13:50:16 goring lpd[14658]: fcntl: inspection: lock: Permission denied
Jan 13 13:50:16 goring lpd[14657]: fcntl: hp5000dist: lock: Permission denied
Jan 13 13:50:16 goring lpd[14654]: fcntl: hp4050accts: lock: Permission denied
Jan 13 13:50:16 goring lpd[14653]: fcntl: hp4050surppcl: lock: Permission denied
Jan 13 13:50:46 goring lpd[8058]: fcntl: hp4050accts2: lock: Permission denied
Jan 13 13:50:46 goring lpd[8056]: fcntl: hp4050surppcl: lock: Permission denied
Jan 13 13:50:46 goring lpd[8055]: fcntl: hp4050surplus: lock: Permission denied
Jan 13 13:50:46 goring lpd[8054]: fcntl: inspection: lock: Permission denied
Jan 13 13:50:46 goring lpd[8059]: fcntl: inspection: lock: Permission denied
Jan 13 13:50:46 goring lpd[8057]: fcntl: hp4050accts: lock: Permission denied)


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Thu Mar 24 11:25:35 2005: 230   TonyLawrence

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I'd guess you have changed perms in your lpd spool directory. You forgot to mention what OS you are running, but it's going to be /var/spool/lpd or something like it.

Somebody did some chmod's they shouldn't have. The lock files need to have proper perms for the lpd daemon.







Thu Mar 24 11:30:02 2005: 231   TonyLawrence

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Or the lp/lpd programs themselves got changed and are no longer suid correctly..

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