[cups.bugs] cups slow on linux-2.6.24
kadlec at blackhole.kfki.hu
Tue Jan 29 09:37:24 PST 2008
On Tue, 29 Jan 2008, Jeff Chua wrote:
> On Jan 28, 2008 7:18 AM, Jeff Chua <jeff.chua.linux at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm sending printing jobs to a network printer (it's actually printing
> > to the localhost simply creating a file), and running this on
> > Linux-2.6.24 will cause the printing to slow down to 1 print every 3
> > seconds after printing 500 times.
> I bisected the kernel since the last known good 2.6.23 and zeroed in to this
> commit 17311393f969090ab060540bd9dbe7dc885a76d5
> Author: Jozsef Kadlecsik <kadlec at blackhole.kfki.hu>
> Date: Thu Oct 11 14:35:52 2007 -0700
> [NETFILTER]: nf_conntrack_tcp: fix connection reopening
> Reverting this commit solves the problem.
> Version 1000 jobs
> 2.6.23 90 sec
> 2.6.24 1,492 sec <== with commit
> 2.6.24(patch) 90 sec <== reverted the commit
> Since the code has changed an can't simply revert the commit for the latest
> linux git download, I made a patch to revert the above commit. I've tested and
> it's working, but don't know if it breaks other things. Please review.
As the problem can be reproduced so easily, could you capture a full TCP
session and send the pcap file? Thus it could be analyzed, replayed, etc.
and found the reason why the patch above slows down the printing.
By reverting back it we loose TCP reopening support.
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