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Re: printer time-out



On Wed, Jun 08, 2005 at 04:23:07PM +0200, roland brouwers wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> I have a lineprinter IBM connected to a printserverbox of D-Link DP-303,
> going to Fedora3

Presumably an LPD-type device.

> When the printer gets in sleep-mode, Cups puts the printer off-line,
> this is 'disables the printer'
> To get the printer on-line again, I have to execute '/usr/bin/enable
> printername'
> All this is because of the time-out parameter of the Linux printing
> system, which is, I think 300 sec.
> Is there a way to extend this time?

Yes, put 'timeout=500' or whatever in the job options. 'lp
-otimeout=500 ...', or use lpoptions to make it a default.

Tim.
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