[K12OSN] Re: K12OSN Digest, Vol 16, Issue 21

Mark Cockrell cockrell at honeygroveisd.net
Wed Jun 15 18:22:02 UTC 2005

>One of my annoyances with K12LTSP is the extremely slow printing.  We
>print directly to the IP address of a HP 4000 laserjet with Jet direct
>card.  It uses CUPS v1.1.22rc1 (K12LTSP 4.2)
>The printer waits between each page.  The CPU usage (dual 2.4Ghz Xeon)
>goes to 100% on both CPUs when printing.  When only one job is printing,
>one CPU will be on 100% the other lower, but with multiple docs in the
>queue ( both CPU's peak at 100% ... an the printing
>takes a day and an age.
>This is especially frustrating as we are writing diploma exams, a lab of
>22 people writing simultaneously.  The students can print a copy and then
>edit it one more time before printing the final copy.  When it takes 10
>mins to get your copy out of the printer queue, the editing time is gone
>before you can use it.  :-( 
>There has got to be a better way to do this printing!!
>Joe Guenther
>= = = = = = = = = = = = =
>Lantech - Didsbury
>Chinook's Edge School Div.

Dumping the HP-specific driver and going with just "PostScript Printer" 
solved this problem for me. 

What boots up must come down.

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