[K12OSN] Re: K12OSN Digest, Vol 16, Issue 21
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 (http://127.0.0.1:631) 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!!
>= = = = = = = = = = = = =
>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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