[cups.bugs] cups slow on linux-2.6.24

Jeff Chua jeff.chua.linux at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 18:23:38 PST 2008

On Jan 30, 2008 9:47 PM, Patrick McHardy <kaber at trash.net> wrote:

> A binary dump would be more useful:
> tcpdump -i lo -w <outfile>
> and I guess Jozsef also wants "-s 0" so the full packets are included.

Attached. Again, both runs with this command to print ...

for((i=1; i<1001;i++)); do echo $i | lpr -Plp; done

In the good file (lo.good), look for this timestamp (08:38:11.818587)
when it paused then continue again at 08:38:22.477261. That's almost
11 seconds of "sleep" ... (may be a feature of TCP/IP?).

In the bad file (lo.bad), look for 08:47:55.434722 where it paused,
and then continue at
08:48:24.449176. That's 28 seconds of sleep. But, after it continued,
lpstat shows it's printing a job every 3 seconds. All 100 jobs take
approx 1400 seconds to complete as compared to under 100 seconds for
the good run.

Again, using latest linux, one with
17311393f969090ab060540bd9dbe7dc885a76d5 reverted, and the other


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