Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 163960
cups classes failover doesn't work
Last modified: 2010-10-21 23:10:40 EDT
After configuring two printer as a class, schedule 10 printjobs one page each.
1-2 minutes before printing pull the plug on say printer 2.
Start printing 1st job get sent to printer 1 and print second job gets sent to
printer 2 which is not there
It doesn't print as printer 2 isn't plugged in and sits there waiting. All the
remaining jobs getting sent to printer 1.
The problem is acknowledged upstream:
Judging from the upstream reaction, I guess Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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