Subject: Re: CUPS
To: Shigeki UNO <>
From: Joe Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/02/2003 11:02:15
in order to use the rc.d scripts, the variable needs to be set to Yes in 
rc.conf.  the warning is telling you that you need to add the line

cupsd= Yes

to your /etc/rc.conf file.  That allows the rc script to start the 

your other problem probably is caused by the fact that cups is not running.


On Thursday 02 January 2003 10:34 am, Shigeki UNO wrote:
> Hello,
> This Q is newbie one...
> CUPS which I installed is cups-1.1.14nb1, which is kind of (rather?) old.
> After its installation, I executed "/usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/cupsd start (or
> others)" but CUPS says
> -------------------------------------------------------------
> % sudo /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/cupsd start
> /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/cupsd: WARNING: $cupsd is not set properly.
> -------------------------------------------------------------
> Why and how do I solve it?
> Next, I tried accessing to "http://localhost:631/" with w3m but nothing
> happens. I mean, w3m can't access that URL.  Someone said in an old mail
> that several web browsers can't access to the above URL. Is that so?
> TIA,
> --- Shigeki UNO