Re: [PARPORT] Printing Speed

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Thu Jul 26 2001 - 04:50:19 EDT

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    On Wed, Jul 25, 2001 at 08:20:55AM -0400, wrote:

    > I am currently using an Epson Stylus 980 printer connected through
    > my USB. This printer is VERY fast when used in Windows but it is
    > painstakenly slow when I print anything through Linux. I can
    > literally make a pot of coffee before 1 page finishes! I have RedHat
    > 7.1

    It sounds like you have interrupt problems. Have you done anything to
    tell parport to use interrupts (in /etc/modules.conf)? Take a look at
    the parport.txt "Troubleshooting" section, in the kernel source tree.


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