Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 149181
cups starts printing after 3 minutes.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:00 EST
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Description of problem:
i have 2 printers connected to my system being a hp deskjet 695c and
a hp deskjet 5550. I print from windows xp with the latests updates
if i print to the deskjet 695c the printer starts immediately with
If i print to the hp 5550 it takes about 3 minutes before the printer
starts printing. The page i print is e.g. just the windows testpage.
This problem started when cups used the default configuration files
for the hp 5550. In the past i used foomatic (Cups-o-matic) PPD files
to setup my printer and everything was ok. The problem started quite
some time ago when the printer files were used as part of the fedora
Of course i updated the cups ini to allow for raw printing.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.start any print and the printer start printing after 3 minutes.
if i print directly from my pc to this printer printer starts
Please explain a bit more about how the queues were set up. Are you using the
Tim i use the webtool to setup my printers. localhost:631 or so
The system-config-printer tool is foomatic-based, and is the recommended tool
for setting up print queues. I expect that if you use that instead, your
problem will go away.
Please let me know if that is not the case.