Re: Linux 2.0.36pre1 (Epson 800 lp still slow)

Douglas Paul (
Fri, 24 Jul 1998 18:04:56 -0400 (EDT)

> I've put Linux 2.0.36 pre-patch-1 on
> o The lp slowdown should be gone I hope

Not for me. Under polling, many long waits during printing.
If I set an IRQ with tunelp, nothing comes out.

New info: under both 2.0.34 and 2.0.35, setting an IRQ just
slowed or totally hung printing. also reported similar problems with
an Epson 800 in comp.os.linux.misc. (He also has an HP Laserjet 4
which is fine under both 34 and 35.)

Still the only thing that works for me is 2.0.34 lp.c under polling.
(Haven't tried any earlier kernels.)

Printer: Epson 800.
GS 5.10

Douglas B. Paul
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