if at hetzner.co.za
Mon Aug 2 04:50:17 PDT 2004
"Willem Jan Withagen" wrote:
> Must be a FAQ, but I did not find anything ...
> When wanting to print thru /dev/lpt0 the kernel now starts to complain about
> interruptstorms. Something I can imagine, since printing can generate > 1000
> Problem is that the current document (500k) is now printed at 100
> That's going to take some time....
> How do I prevent this from happening?
Make sure your bios is set to ecp/epp for the printer port, or the
second option will fail. A couple of people around here have also
suggested 'lptcontrol -e', but every time I've tried that (even
with lpd stopped) I get 'lptcontrol: open: Device busy'. I'm not
sure what keeps the printer port open other than lpd.
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