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Slow and delayed printing from UNIX

By msillers ·
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We have many printers running from HP-UX with Jetdirect print servers. Until last Wednesday to the best I can determine, all was fine. Since then we've had a lot of trouble with repeated print jobs and delays. Many of our printers produced serial labels so the repeated print jobs can really be troublesome. Sometimes labels or pages of print outs are missed if we turn of job recovery. We've switched many to windows LPD and fed the print jobs through there which prevents the repeated print jobs but not the delay.

I've had out net administrator look for unusual traffic or anything else fishy and he claims all looks fine.

Users are getting upset. Does anyone have any ideas?


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by CharlieSpencer In reply to Slow and delayed printing ...

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