Spool scanning intervall

Bertram Scharpf lists at bertram-scharpf.de
Fri May 30 04:15:06 PDT 2008


sorry, but this is becoming a serious problem for me.

> after an upgrade to CUPS 1.3.7 (Gentoo), on a large amount of
> print jobs, the printer pauses after every three pages.
> I detected that the backend for each job gets started
> every 5 seconds:
> # grep Started /var/log/cups/error_log
> I [27/May/2008:18:25:10 +0200] [Job 51243] Started backend ...
> I [27/May/2008:18:25:15 +0200] [Job 51244] Started backend ...
> I [27/May/2008:18:25:20 +0200] [Job 51245] Started backend ...
> I [27/May/2008:18:25:25 +0200] [Job 51246] Started backend ...
> ...
> I cannot find the configuration parameter where this interval
> could be shortened. Could anyone give me a hint?

Maybe I am looking at the wrong place. A fact is, anyway, that
the jobs get started every 5 seconds, not matter how many of them
wait in the queue. I want them to be started as soon as the printer
is ready.



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