Oliver Iberien <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > I was printing with native Firefox 22.214.171.124 (FreeBSD 6.0) with CUPS, > which Firefox sees and recognizes. The printer (Xerox N17, local, > parallel port) started cycling through waiting-processing-waiting > messages. Rebooting, I saw a message about an IRQ storm on the > printer port being "throttled". Killing the job took care of this. > > Has anyone else had an issue like this? Firefox printing isn't > critical but it's always nice to know what's going on.
The default value of hw.intr_storm_threshold is easily reached by a printer connected through the parallel port. Have a look at: <http://www.lemis.com/grog/diary-dec2005.html#8>. Fabian -- http://www.fabiankeil.de/
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