Oliver Iberien <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Saturday 08 April 2006 04:22, Fabian Keil wrote: > > Oliver Iberien <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > I was printing with native Firefox 188.8.131.52 (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>.
> sysctl hw.intr_storm_threshold=200000 > > resets the value just for the session. I am guessing that putting the > line > > hw.intr_storm_threshold=200000 > > into /etc/sysctl.conf will make the change permanent? You guessed right. Fabian -- http://www.fabiankeil.de/
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