Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 56280
Network queued jobs with -K don't print all copies
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:38:17 EDT
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Description of problem:
Last night, I printed 13 ps files (one page each) with the -K10 option on
each one. 5 were printed over the network, 8 locally (in that order).
Except the first one (which was finished before the rest were queued) all
the network print jobs were missing anywhere from 2 to 10 copies. All local
print jobs printed correctly.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Queue multiple copies (-Kn) of large ps files that take a while to print.
2. Count how many copies come out.
3. It might not hurt to try mixing local copies.
Actual Results: Jobs:
#1 (net, printed alone): all 10 copies printed
#2 (net): 2 copies printed
#3 (net): 0 copies printed
#4 (net): 7 copies printed
#5 (net): 5 copies printed
#6-#13 (local): 10 copies printed
Expected Results: Everything should have printed, whether spooled locally
or via network.
The ps files were so big that lpq showed the active print job as stalled
after a certain point, although the print job was printing. There were
large delays between each copy--this is probably a separate bug.
In total, it took 8 hours to print all the jobs.
I was printing from a 7.2 box when over the network.
The 13 ps files are available on request: du -am shows:
(these were ps files generated by the gimp from png files)
I haven't been able to reproduce this problem.
Closing (we use CUPS now, not LPRng).