[cups.development] [RFE] STR #2661: ipp backend to HP Jetdirect and retry-job queue = wrong order

Johannes Meixner jsmeix at suse.de
Thu Jan 10 06:24:20 PST 2008


On Jan 9 00:35 Heule Daniel wrote (shortened):
> we are printing many invoices to many 100 printers from hp,
> mostly attached to hp jetdirect printboxes.
> No it's a big problem if a job goes to hold 
> (becouse of a fail off the ipp backend --> mostly if many jobs 
> are submitted in a short time period e.g. the printer is busy )
> the next job is printed. 

Why using the most sophisticated print-job protocol
when you usually only want to send printing data to the device?

The ipp backend is no longer recommended for network printers,
"Network Protocols Supported by CUPS"

Prefer the socket backend.

Kind Regards
Johannes Meixner
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Maxfeldstrasse 5, 90409 Nuernberg, Germany
AG Nuernberg, HRB 16746, GF: Markus Rex

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