2/29/08 Clear false lock on OS/400 Printer Devices.

Occasionally, OS/400 Printer device (AFP capable) will have an "orphaned" lock left on the printer device by an abnormally ended writer job, which prevents successful start of the associated print writer. Key the following on an OS/400 command line to clear the lock:

CALL QSPENDWA PARM('printer device name')

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1 comment:

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