Duplex printer advice
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Tue Jun 3 08:06:16 UTC 2008
> This depends a lot on your print jobs. Low quality machine-generated
> PostScript output can be slow. PCL can also be slow. The only way to really
> know is to benchmark with your print jobs.
there was no case i found postscript to print faster.
> There's also the potential overhead of the print processing systems. Just
> sending PS in the first place may be quicker than apsfilter or CUPS.
i use lpd+my script for filtering postscript to PCL
> Recent printers have fast RISC CPUs and fast PS interpreters. I/O speed
> comes into it, too. FreeBSD seems particularly slow over parallel and USB
both not true, but just use lptcontrol for parallel port!
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