freebsd-listen at fabiankeil.de
Thu Apr 13 09:54:11 UTC 2006
Oliver Iberien <oliver-mailinglist at charter.net> wrote:
> On Saturday 08 April 2006 04:22, Fabian Keil wrote:
> > Oliver Iberien <oliver-forward at charter.net> wrote:
> > > I was printing with native Firefox 18.104.22.168 (FreeBSD 6.0) with
> > > CUPS, which Firefox sees and recognizes. The printer (Xerox N17,
> > > local, parallel port) started cycling through
> > > waiting-processing-waiting messages. Rebooting, I saw a message
> > > about an IRQ storm on the printer port being "throttled". Killing
> > > the job took care of this.
> > >
> > > Has anyone else had an issue like this? Firefox printing isn't
> > > critical but it's always nice to know what's going on.
> > The default value of hw.intr_storm_threshold is easily reached
> > by a printer connected through the parallel port.
> > Have a look at: <http://www.lemis.com/grog/diary-dec2005.html#8>.
> sysctl hw.intr_storm_threshold=200000
> resets the value just for the session. I am guessing that putting the
> into /etc/sysctl.conf will make the change permanent?
You guessed right.
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