Printing simutaneously on several printers

Michael Sweet mike at
Fri Jun 1 14:27:09 PDT 2007

Robert Bartom wrote:
> Hi,
> I have configured a CUPS server to pilot 3 printers which specialize in sticking labels.
> Unfortunately I have separated tasks for each printer but it looks like that each job in the CUPS queue is not parallelized (or pipelined). It means that after Printer #1 has finished the job then Printer #2 starts printing. I would like to see the printers printing at the time, so that the tasks are dealed seperately for each printer.
> Is there any solution to get the CUPS server work with separated threads ?

CUPS is perfectly capable of printing multiple jobs at the same time.

How are the printers connected to your system?

Have you set the FilterLimit in your cupsd.conf file?

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Document Software

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