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Re: parallel port using lots of CPU

On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 10:58:52AM -0700, Ross Boylan wrote:
> Originally I was using lpd in the lpr package.  With that, lpd showed
> as the CPU consumer.  I just switched to CUPS; now parallel:/dev/lp0
> shows as the CPU consumer.  My guess is that it was before, but the
> time was just being attributed to lpd.

Uh, that's a CUPS back-end, not the hardware directly.  The port itself
cannot consume CPU.  Well, it can, but not in the sense that you mean.

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